Gerobatrachus hottoni 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

Belongs to Gerobatrachus according to J. S. Anderson et al. 2008

See also Schoch 2013

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: USNM 489135, a partial skeleton (stylopods, zeugopods, and ventral portions of the skull and pectoral girdle are missing). Its type locality is USNM Locality 40971, which is in a Kungurian terrestrial siltstone in the Arroyo or Vale Formation of Texas.

Ecology: amphibious carnivore

Distribution: found only at USNM Locality 40971

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