Albanerpeton galaktion Fox and Naylor 1982 (tetrapod)

Amphibia - Temnospondyli - Albanerpetontidae

Full reference: R. C. Fox and B. G. Naylor. 1982. A reconsideration of the relationships of the fossil amphibian Albanerpeton. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 19:118-128

Belongs to Albanerpeton according to M. Venczel and J. D. Gardner 2005

See also Fox and Naylor 1982, Gardner 1999, Gardner 2000, Gardner 2000, Gardner and Böhme 2008 and Gardner et al. 2003

Sister taxa: Albanerpeton arthridion, Albanerpeton cifellii, Albanerpeton gracilis, Albanerpeton inexpectatum, Albanerpeton nexuosus, Albanerpeton pannonicum

Type specimen: UA 16203, a partial skull (pleft premaxilla). Its type locality is Verdigris Coulee (UA-MR-6), which is in a Santonian terrestrial sandstone/shale in the Milk River Formation of Canada.

Ecology: amphibious carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Canada (12: Alberta collections), United States (6: Montana, Texas, Utah, Wyoming)

Total: 18 collections each including a single occurrence

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