Gerobatrachus Anderson et al. 2008 (tetrapod)

Osteichthyes - Temnospondyli - Amphibamidae

Full reference: J. S. Anderson, R. R. Reisz, D. Scott, N. B. Fröbisch, and S. S. Sumida. 2008. A stem batrachian from the Early Permian of Texas and the origin of frogs and salamanders. Nature 453:515-518

Parent taxon: Amphibamidae according to R. R. Schoch 2013

See also Anderson et al. 2008, Bourget and Anderson 2011 and Maddin et al. 2012

Sister taxa: Amphibamus, Doleserpeton, Eoscopus, Georgenthalia, Micropholis, Pasawioops, Platyrhinops, Plemmyradytes, Rubeostratilia, Tersomius

Subtaxa: Gerobatrachus hottoni

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Ecology: amphibious carnivore

Distribution: found only at USNM Locality 40971 (Permian of Texas)

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