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Tetrapoda (tetrapod)

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1870Nothosaurops occiduus Leidy p. 74
1873Nothosaurus occiduus Leidy
1884Polyptychodon mackesoni Owen pp. I, vii figs. pls 27-28
1902Nothosaurops occiduus Hay p. 457
1903Nothosaurops occiduus Williston p. 10
1930Plesiosaurus vaccinsulensis Hay
1930Solidopus Moodie
1930Solidopus perissodactylus Moodie
1943Namuncurania malarguense Rusconi p. 2 fig. 1
1952Limnosceloides Romer pp. 88-92 figs. 10-12
1952Limnosceloides dunkardensis Romer pp. 88-92 figs. 10-12
1954Agadirichnus Ambroggi and Lapparent p. 44
1954Agadirichnus elegans Ambroggi and Lapparent p. 55 fig. 6
1966Limnosceloides Langston p. 691
1966Limnosceloides brachycoles Langston p. 691 figs. 1-3
1967Romeriscus Baird and Carroll p. 57
1967Romeriscus periallus Baird and Carroll p. 57 figs. 1, 2B
1974Austrobrachyops Colbert and Cosgriff
1974Austrobrachyops jenseni Colbert and Cosgriff p. 5 figs. 1, 4, 5, 8, 12
1979Wangwusaurus Young
1979Wangwusaurus tayuensis Young
1982Tetrapoda Gardiner p. 228
1988Austrobrachyops Carroll
1988Limnosceloides Carroll
1988Romeriscus Carroll
1991Tetrapoda Ahlberg p. 280
2000Tetrapoda Laurin et al. p. 119 fig. 2b
2011Tetrapoda Long p. 244
2012Tetrapoda Clack et al. p. 74

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phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

No diagnoses are available
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Maximum body mass: 100000 kgg
Minimum body mass: 3 gg
Environment: brackish, freshwater, terrestrialsubp
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Created: 2017-04-17 15:15:19
Modified: 2017-04-17 15:15:19
Source: g = genus, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Holman 2000, Legendre 1988, Peczkis 1995, Hopson 1973, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Famennian to the top of the Holocene or 372.20000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 358.9 Ma

Collections (38204 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Famennian372.2 - 358.9Russian Federation (Komi) Parmastega aelidae (205829)
Famennian372.2 - 358.9Greenland Acanthostega gunnari (176216)
Tournaisian358.9 - 346.7United Kingdom (Scotland) Aytonerpeton microps (183474) Diploradus austiumensis (195789) Mesanerpeton woodi (195401) Ossirarus kierani (195788) Perittodus apsconditus, Diploradus austiumensis (183473) Perittodus apsconditus, Koilops herma (194781)
Tournaisian - Visean358.9 - 330.9United Kingdom (Scotland) Tantallognathus woodi (195402)
Tournaisian - Visean358.9 - 330.9United Kingdom (Northern Ireland) Occidens portlocki (173986)
Mississippian358.9 - 323.2USA (Virginia) Dromopus aduncus (104796)
Mississippian358.9 - 323.2USA (Pennsylvania) Batrachichnus sp., Temnocorpichnus isaacleai (197984)
Tournaisian - Gzhelian358.9 - 298.9United Kingdom (Scotland) Matthewichnus sp., Pseudobradypus sp. (27703)
Ivorian353.8 - 345.3United Kingdom (Scotland) Pederpes finneyae (106270)
Visean346.7 - 330.9USA (Missouri) Colosteidae indet. (176234)
Visean346.7 - 330.9USA (Nevada) Antlerpeton clarkii (176121)
Visean346.7 - 330.9United Kingdom (Scotland) Doragnathus sp. (176243) Eucritta melanolimnetes, Kirktonecta milnerae, Eldeceeon rolfei (174420) Otocratia modesta (175812) Spathicephalus marsdeni (188401)
Visean346.7 - 330.9Australia (Queensland) Ossinodus pueri (176119)
Holkerian - Asbian342.8 - 336.0United Kingdom (Scotland) Lethiscus stocki (140937)
Asbian339.4 - 336.0United Kingdom (Scotland) Casineria kiddi (84940)
Asbian339.4 - 336.0USA (Iowa) Colosteidae indet., Embolomeri indet., Whatcheeria deltae, Sigournea multidentata, Deltaherpeton hiemstrae (68318)
Brigantian336.0 - 326.4United Kingdom (Scotland) Crassigyrinus scoticus (175821) Loxommatidae indet., Temnospondyli large taxon, Ophiderpeton kirktonense, Reptilia indet., Anthracosauridae indet., Temnospondyli indet. (22725) Silvanerpeton miripedes (131670)
Brigantian336.0 - 326.4United Kingdom Pholidogaster pisciformis, Doragnathus woodi, Loxomma allmanni (132778)
Serpukhovian330.9 - 323.2USA (West Virginia) Crassigyrinus sp., Crassigyrinus indet., Greererpeton sp., Doragnathus sp. (176232)
Serpukhovian330.9 - 323.2Canada (Nova Scotia) Greererpeton sp. (176233)