Mesanerpeton Smithson and Clack 2018 (tetrapod)

Osteichthyes - Tetrapoda

Full reference: T. R. Smithson and J. A. Clack. 2018. A new tetrapod from Romer’s Gap reveals an early adaptation for walking. Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 108:89-97

Parent taxon: Tetrapoda according to T. R. Smithson and J. A. Clack 2018

Sister taxa: Agadirichnus, Allopus, Amphibia, Antlerpeton, Austrobrachyops, Austrobrachyops jenseni, Aytonerpeton, Baphetoidea, Caerorhachidae, Casineria, Characichnos, Chroniosuchia, Collettosaurus, Colosteidae, Crassigyrinidae, Crucipes, Diploradus, Dipodiscus, Doragnathus, Eldeceeon, Erpetopus, Janusichnus, Kirktonecta, Koilops, Laoporus, Limnosceloides, Limnosceloides brachycoles, Limnosceloides dunkardensis, Lunaepes, Merifontichnus, Microsauropus, Namuncurania malarguense, Nothosaurops occiduus, Ossirarus, Paleosauropus, Parmastega, Perittodus, Plesiosaurus vaccinsulensis, Polyptychodon mackesoni, Reniformichnus, Reptiliomorpha, Romeriscus, Romeriscus periallus, Sigournea, Silvanerpeton, Solenodonsaurus, Solidopus, Solidopus perissodactylus, Steganoposaurus, Tambachichnium, Tantallognathus, Temnospondyli, Theriodesmus, Typopus, Wangwusaurus, Wangwusaurus tayuensis, Westlothiana, Whatcheeriidae

Subtaxa: Mesanerpeton woodi

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Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Willie’s Hole Bed 3 (plant bed) (Carboniferous of the United Kingdom)

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