Triadobatrachus massinoti Piveteau 1804 (frog-like amphibian)

Osteichthyes - Salientia

Alternative combination: Protobatrachus massinoti

Synonym: Protobatrachus triassicus Kuhn 1938 [objective synonym]

Belongs to Triadobatrachus according to J.-C. Rage and Z. Roček 1989

Sister taxa: none

Type specimens:

  • Triadobatrachus massinoti: MNHN no MAE 126, a skeleton (mostly complete mold of a skeleton lacking some distal limb elements). Its type locality is Betsieka, which is in an Induan/Smithian paralic shale in the Middle Sakamena Formation of Madagascar.
  • Protobatrachus triassicus:

Ecology: amphibious carnivore

Distribution: found only at Betsieka

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