† Leptopleuron


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Belong­ing to

Gaeabionta  ⇒ Domäne: Eukaryota  ⇒ Reich: Animalia  ⇒ Mittelreich: Eumetazoa  ⇒ Klade: Triploblastica  ⇒ Klade: Nephrozoa  ⇒ Abzweig: Deuterostomia  ⇒ Stamm: Chordata  ⇒ Unterstamm: Vertebrata  ⇒ Infrastamm: Gnathostomata  ⇒ Superklasse: Tetrapoda  ⇒ Serie: Amniota  ⇒ Klade: Sauropsida  ⇒ Klade: Parareptilia  ⇒ Ordnung: Procolophonomorpha  ⇒ Klade: Procolophonia  ⇒ Überfamilie: Procolophonoidea  ⇒ Familie: Procolophonidae  ⇒ Unterfamilie: Leptopleuroninae

Taxo­nomic seg­ment


This mentioned taxonomy is an attempt to make an conclusive assignment from the different classifications of various scientists. Because the taxonomy may change due to the latest investigative methods and other findings, our map is a guide only.

Name from

Corre­spond­ing author (Name, Year)

Owen, 1851

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Alternative Name



Mantell, 1852
Ref.: E. D. Cope. 1870. Reptilia of the Triassic formation of the United States. American Naturalist 4:562-563

Lebenszeitraum in Million Jahren (Ma)

Start age: 208.5 Ma - End age: 208.5 Ma
Upper/Late Triassic
(Obere Trias)

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Motility: actively mobile
Environment: terrestrial
Compositon of the remains:


Reference- and Source indication, Literature

Next lower taxonomy level

On the same taxonomic level (siblings) (Count: 9)

Taxonomic assignment (1)

References by PBDB, License: CC BY

  • L. K. Saila, 2010 - Osteology of Leptopleuron lacertinum Owen, a procolophonoid parareptile from the Upper Triassic of Scotland, with remarks on ontogeny, ecology and affinities - Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (101), 1-25 (journal article, English)
  • E. H. Colbert, 1946 - Hypsognathus, a Triassic Reptile from New Jersey - Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History (86), 229-274 (journal article, English)
  • E. D. Cope, 1870 - Reptilia of the Triassic formation of the United States - American Naturalist (4), 562-563 (journal article, English)
  • R. Owen, 1861 - - Palaeontology, or a Systematic Summary of Extinct Animals and their Geological Relations. Second Edition. Adam and Charles Black, Edinburgh (), 1-463 (book, English)
  • G. A. Mantell, 1852 - Description of the Telerpeton elginense and observations on supposed fossil ova of batrachians in the Lower Devonian strata of Forfarshire - Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London (8), 100-109 (journal article, English)


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GUID (Global unique identifier) 8F922472-DF23-45F6-BCC3-5A152B85A94E
Database ID 56747