Metoposaurus bakeri Case 1931 (tetrapod)

Osteichthyes - Temnospondyli - Metoposauridae

Alternative combination: Buettneria bakeri

Full reference: E. C. Case. 1931. Description of a new species of Buettneria, with a discussion of the brain case. Contributions from the Museum of Palaeontology, University of Michigan 3(11):187-206

Belongs to Metoposaurus according to R. A. Long and P. A. Murry 1995

See also Chowdhury 1965

Sister taxa: Metoposaurus algarvensis, Metoposaurus azerouali, Metoposaurus diagnosticus, Metoposaurus santaecrucis, Metoposaurus ultimus

Type specimen: UMMP 13055, a skull

Ecology: amphibious piscivore

Distribution:

• Triassic of Canada (1: Nova Scotia collection), United States (1: Texas)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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