Plagiosaurus depressus Jaekel 1914 (tetrapod)

Amphibia - Temnospondyli - Plagiosauridae

Full reference: O. Jaekel. 1914. Über die Wirbeltierfunde in der oberen Trias von Halberstadt [On the vertebrate remains in the Upper Triassic of Halberstadt]. Paläontologische Zeitschrift 1(1):155-215

Belongs to Plagiosaurus according to R. R. Schoch and A. R. Milner 2014

See also Jaekel 1914 and Kuhn 1971

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MB Am 619-638, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Baerecke-Limpricht clay pit, Halberstadt (bed 16), which is in a Rhaetian floodplain sandstone in the Trossingen Formation of Germany.

Ecology: amphibious carnivore

Distribution: found only at Baerecke-Limpricht clay pit, Halberstadt (bed 16)

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