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Eupelycosauria

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1982Eupelycosauria Kemp p. 348
1986Eupelycosauria Reisz p. 63
1993Eupelycosauria Laurin
1996Eupelycosauria Laurin and Reisz p. 95
2002Eupelycosauria Kissel and Lehman p. 536
2003Eupelycosauria Reisz and Dilkes p. 669
2004Eupelycosauria Reisz and Laurin p. 378
2005Eupelycosauria Martens et al.
2006Eupelycosauria Maddin et al. p. 957
2009Eupelycosauria Evans et al. p. 220
2015Eupelycosauria Spindler
2015Eupelycosauria Spindler et al. p. 18
2019Eupelycosauria Maho et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1874
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
subclassSarcopterygii()
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
RankNameAuthor
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
subclassSynapsida
suborderEupelycosauria
suborderEupelycosauria

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.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Maximum body mass: 1374.7 kgs
Minimum body mass: 3 gs
Environment: terrestrialuc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Created: 2017-04-17 15:15:35
Modified: 2017-04-17 15:15:35
Source: s = species, c = class, subp = subphylum, uc = unranked clade
References: Kay 1994, Johnson and Madden 1997, Hu et al. 2005, Vizcaíno et al. 2010, Carroll 1988, Kay and Cozzuol 2006, Hendy et al. 2009, Kay et al. 2008, Uhen and Gingerich 1995, Fleagle 1990, Hopson 1973, Madden 1997

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Westphalian D to the top of the Holocene or 311.45000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 307.0 Ma

Collections (22060 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Moscovian315.2 - 307.0Canada (Nova Scotia) Dendromaia unamakiensis (207132)
Westphalian C - Westphalian D314.6 - 306.95Canada (Nova Scotia) Clepsydrops sp., Archaeothyris florensis (80111)
Westphalian D311.45 - 306.95USA (Ohio) Archaeothyris sp. (85292)
Westphalian D311.45 - 306.95Czech Republic (Pilsen) Archaeothyris sp. (84835)
Missourian305.9 - 303.4USA (Colorado) Ianthasaurus sp. (180938)
Missourian305.9 - 303.4USA (Illinois) Clepsydrops sp., Archaeobelus vellicatus, Clepsydrops collettii, Clepsydrops vinslovii, Clepsydrops pedunculatus, Captorhinus illinoisensis (80714)
Missourian305.9 - 303.4USA (Kansas) Haptodus garnettensis, Ianthasaurus hardestii, Ianthodon schultzei, Kenomagnathus scotti, Tenuacaptor reiszi (80784)
Missourian305.9 - 303.4USA (Pennsylvania) Edaphosaurus raymondi (80775 180937)
Missourian - Virgilian305.9 - 298.9USA (Pennsylvania) Clepsydrops magnus (173987)
Gzhelian303.7 - 298.9Germany (Rhineland-Palatinate) Cryptovenator hirschbergeri, Remigiomontanus robustus (109702)
Gzhelian303.7 - 298.9Czech Republic Macromerion schwarzenbergii, Macromerion schwartzenbergii, Naosaurus mirabilis (154179)
Gzhelian - Asselian303.7 - 295.5Germany (Thuringia) Haptodus sp. (180761)
Gzhelian - Sakmarian303.7 - 290.1USA (New Mexico) Ophiacodon sp., Sphenacodon sp. (180989)
Virgilian303.4 - 298.9USA (New Mexico) Aerosaurus greenlorum, Elcabrosaurus baldwini, Dimetrodon navajovicus, Aerosaurus greenleeorum, Ruthiromia elcobriensis, Ophiacodon navajovicus, Edaphosaurus novomexicanus, Sphenacodon ferox (34761)
Virgilian303.4 - 298.9USA (Kansas) Archaeovenator hamiltonensis (68427)
Virgilian303.4 - 298.9USA (Oklahoma) Sphenacodontia indet., Ophiacodon mirus (13947)
Virgilian303.4 - 298.9USA (West Virginia) Edaphosaurus colohistion (13049 177058)
Virgilian - Wolfcamp303.4 - 268.0USA (New Mexico) Aerosaurus wellesi, Edaphosaurus novomexicanus, Sphenacodon ferox, Ophiacodon mirus (77412)
Asselian298.9 - 295.5USA (Nebraska) Edaphosauridae indet. (162676)
Asselian298.9 - 295.5USA (Texas) Dimetrodon sp., Edaphosaurus sp. (173721 207496) Edaphosaurus sp. (207494) Ophiacodon retroversus (79163)