Keats, Riley County (Permian of the United States)

Where: Riley County, Kansas (39.2° N, 96.7° W: paleocoordinates 1.3° N, 26.5° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Speiser Shale Formation (Council Grove Group), Sakmarian (295.5 - 290.1 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; shale

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: KUVP collections

Primary reference: N. Hotton. 1959. Acroplous vorax, a new and unusual labyrinthodont amphibian from the Kansas Permian. Journal of Paleontology 33:161-178 [R. Butler/E. Dunne]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 179595: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Emma Dunne on 21.06.2016

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Temnospondyli - Eobrachyopidae
Acroplous vorax n. gen. n. sp.
Acroplous vorax n. gen. n. sp. Hotton 1959 tetrapod
KUVP 9822 (Holotype: partially disarticulated skull and postcranial elements. Described by Englehorn et al., 2008), 28352 (Described by Coldiron 1978), 28354, 28365, 28366, 55514, 71209, and USNM 22528.