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Limnoscelis

 
 

Name


Limnoscelis paludis


Authority   


Williston, 1911

Meaning of the name


"Marsh-footed reptile of the swamps"


Size


Body length: (1.5 m)


Remains


Near complete skeleton including skull


Age and Distribution


Horizon: Cutler Formation, Early Permian & Carboniferous (Pennsylvanian)

Locality: El Cobre Canyon, New Mexico & Colorado

 


Classification


Reptiliomorpha, Diadectomorpha, Limnoscelidae

  Further Reading

 
Romer, A. S. (1946). The primitive reptile Limnoscelis restudied American Journal of Science, Vol. 244, P.149-188
 
 
 

Species

 

 

L. paludis

L. dynatis Berman and Sumida, 1990

 

  Synonyms    
 
 
Limnoscelis paludis copyright N. Tamura
  
Limnoscelis copyright D. Bogdanov
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