Colosteus Cope 1869 (tetrapod)

Osteichthyes - Tetrapoda - Colosteidae

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1869. Synopsis of the Extinct Batrachia, Reptilia and Aves of North America. Part I. Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, New Series 14:1-104

Parent taxon: Colosteidae according to J. A. Clack and A. R. Milner 2015

See also Carroll 1988, Cope 1869, Cope 1875 and Hay 1902

Sister taxa: Deltaherpeton, Greererpeton, Ichthyerpeton, Pholidogaster

Subtaxa: Colosteus scutellatus

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Ecology:

Distribution:

• Desmoinesian of United States (1: Ohio collection)

• Carboniferous of United States (1: Ohio)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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