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Paleozoic Reptile Fossil Gallery

Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Sauropsida (Reptilia)

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Anapsida, Captorhinida, Captorhinidae

(Subclass, Order, Family)

Captorhinus aguti -

cast of skull and mounted bones

Common Name: Microsaur

Period: Lower Permian

Location: Dolese Quarry of Oklahoma

Collected by: Bill May

Collection: Jo Cox

Cast by: Bill May

Painted by: Jo Cox

Size: 86 mm long x 65 mm wide

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Captorhinids are the earliest group of of reptiles.  They appear in the late Carboniferous and live through the Permian.


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