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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1934Anthracosauria Säve-Söderbergh pp. 9, 17-18 fig. 5
1988Anthracosauria Carroll
1988Anthracosauria Gauthier et al. p. 139 fig. 4.3
1989Anthracosauria Gauthier et al. p. 339
2005Anthracosauria Haubold et al. p. 78

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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, terrestrialuc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Created: 2017-04-17 15:15:19
Modified: 2017-04-17 15:15:19
Source: g = genus, c = class, subp = subphylum, uc = unranked clade
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 Arnsbergian to the top of the Holocene or 326.40000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 323.2 Ma

Collections (37660 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Mississippian358.9 - 323.2USA (Virginia) Dromopus aduncus (104796)
Arnsbergian326.4 - 318.1USA (West Virginia) Proterogyrinus scheelei, Mauchchunkia bassa (124949)
Pendleian326.4 - 318.1United Kingdom (England) Anthracosauria indet., Eoherpeton watsoni (22726)
Pendleian326.4 - 318.1United Kingdom (Scotland) Eoherpeton watsoni (174421)
Pennsylvanian323.2 - 298.9USA (Massachusetts) Dromopus woodworthi (34780)
Pennsylvanian323.2 - 298.9USA (Pennsylvania) Thenaropus heterodactylus (200134)
Pennsylvanian323.2 - 298.9USA (Georgia) Cincosaurus cobbi (150407)
Marsdenian318.1 - 314.6Germany (Westphalia) Bruktererpeton fiebigi (175907)
Westphalian A318.1 - 314.6Canada (Nova Scotia) Hylonomus lyelli (86946) Hylonomus lyelli, Hylonomus latidens, Hylerpeton curtidentatum, Protoclepsydrops haplous, Hylonomus wymani (28069)
Westphalian318.1 - 306.95USA (Alabama) Attenosaurus indistinctus, Attenosaurus subulensis, Cincosaurus cobbi, Cincosaurus fisheri, Cincosaurus jaggerensis, Cincosaurus jonesii, Quadropedia prima (84135) Attenosaurus subulensis, Notalacerta missouriensis, Cincosaurus cobbi (81525)
Moscovian315.2 - 307.0Canada (Nova Scotia) Dendromaia unamakiensis (207132)
Westphalian C - Westphalian D314.6 - 306.95Canada (Nova Scotia) Limnostygis relictus, Clepsydrops sp., Archaeothyris florensis, Paleothyris acadiana, Echinerpeton intermedium (80111)
Westphalian D311.45 - 306.95USA (Ohio) Sauropleura longipes, Archaeothyris sp., Pelycosauria indet., Sauropleura digitata, Eusauropleura digitata (85292)
Westphalian D311.45 - 306.95Czech Republic Adenoderma gracilis (125662)
Westphalian D311.45 - 306.95USA (Illinois) Cephalerpeton ventriarmatum, Spondylerpeton spinatum (79598)
Westphalian D311.45 - 306.95Czech Republic (Pilsen) Brouffia orientalis, Coelostegus prothales, Gephyrostegus watsoni, Amniota indet., Gephyrostegus bohemicus, Archaeothyris sp., Hylonomus acuminatus (84835)
Stephanian306.95 - 298.9France (Bourgogne) Stereorhachis dominans (80716)
Stephanian - Virgilian306.95 - 298.9USA (Illinois) Milosaurus mccordi (81114)
Missourian305.9 - 303.4USA (Colorado) Desmatodon hesperis, Limnoscelis dynatis, Ianthasaurus sp. (180938) Limnoscelis dynatis (77786)
Missourian305.9 - 303.4USA (Illinois) Clepsydrops collettii, Archaeobelus vellicatus, Clepsydrops pedunculatus, Clepsydrops vinslovii, Clepsydrops sp., Captorhinus illinoisensis, Reptilia indet., Cricotus heteroclitus, Cricotus discophorus, Cricotus gibsonii (80714)