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Noun1.Pelycosauria - edaphosaurusPelycosauria - edaphosaurus; dimetrodon    
animal order - the order of animals
subclass Synapsida, Synapsida - extinct reptiles of the Permian to Jurassic considered ancestral to mammals
pelycosaur - large primitive reptile having a tall spinal sail; of the Permian or late Paleozoic in Europe and North America
Edaphosauridae, family Edaphosauridae - a family of reptiles of the order Pelycosauria
genus Dimetrodon - a reptile genus of Pelycosauria
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They consist of a skeleton of an Araeoscelidian [Aphelosaurus lutevensis (Gervais, 1859) (Thevenin, 1910), redescribed by Falconnet, 2007], some remains of Amphibians ("Branchiosaurus", "Actinodon", Discosauriscus, Eryops), and of Pelycosauria (Heyler, 1969), Fishes with Acanthodes sp.
B- Traces ascribable to Amniotes; Captorhinomorpha or gracile reptiles with Hyloidichnus major (Heyler and Lessertisseur, 1963), Haubold, 1971; Varanopus curvidactylus Moodie, 1929 (Sarjeant, 1971), Microsauripus acutipes Moodie, 1929 (Sarjeant, 1971); Varanopus rigidus Gand, 1989; Pelycosauria with Dimetropus leisnerianus (Geinitz, 1863) Haubold, 1971, Dimetropus nicolasi Gand and Haubold, 1971 being its undertrack; Diadectids (Voigt, 2004): cf.
In 2001, Frank Korner discovered elements of a probable Pelycosauria in the Salagou river border.