Beelzebufo ampinga Evans et al. 2008 (frog)

Osteichthyes - Salientia

Full reference: S. E. Evans, M. E. H. Jones, and D. W. Krause. 2008. A giant frog with South American affinities from the Late Cretaceous of Madagascar. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 105(8):2951-2956

Belongs to Beelzebufo according to S. E. Evans et al. 2014

See also Evans et al. 2008

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: University of Antananarivo 9600, a set of vertebrae (fused cervical (atlantal) and second presacral centra). Its type locality is MAD93-25 (SUNY), which is in a Maastrichtian terrestrial horizon in the Maevarano Formation of Madagascar.

Ecology: amphibious carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Madagascar (27 collections)

Total: 27 collections each including a single occurrence

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