Prosalirus bitis Shubin and Jenkins 1995 (frog-like amphibian)

Osteichthyes - Salientia - Notobatrachidae

Full reference: N. H. Shubin and F. A. Jenkins. 1995. An Early Jurassic jumping frog. Nature 377:49-52

Belongs to Prosalirus according to N. H. Shubin and F. A. Jenkins 1995

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MNA V 8725, a partial skeleton (associated cranial and postcranial remains of at least two individuals). Its type locality is Gold Spring Quarry 1, which is in a Sinemurian/Pliensbachian floodplain claystone in the Kayenta Formation of Arizona.

Ecology: amphibious carnivore

Distribution: found only at Gold Spring Quarry 1

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