Eocaecilia Jenkins and Walsh 1993 (tetrapod)

Amphibia - Temnospondyli

Full reference: F. A. Jenkins and D. M. Walsh. 1993. An Early Jurassic caecilian with limbs. Nature 365:246-250

Parent taxon: Gymnophionomorpha according to B. T. Kligman et al. 2023

See also Gardner 2001, Jenkins and Walsh 1993 and Maddin et al. 2012

Sister taxa: Funcusvermis, Gymnophiona, Rubricacaecilia

Subtaxa: Eocaecilia micropodia

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Type: Eocaecilia micropodia

Ecology: amphibious carnivore

Distribution: found only at Gold Spring Quarry 1 (MNA, MCZ, TMM 45609) (Jurassic of Arizona)

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