Microposaurus casei Haughton 1925 (tetrapod)

Osteichthyes - Temnospondyli - Trematosauridae

Full reference: S. H. Haughton. 1925. Investigations in South African fossil reptiles and amphibians (Part 13). Annals of the South African Museum 22:227-261

Belongs to Microposaurus according to R. Damiani 2004

See also Damiani and Rubidge 2003, Haughton 1925 and Schoch and Milner 2000

Sister taxon: Microposaurus averyi

Type specimen: SAM-PK-6556, a skull. Its type locality is Wonderboom Bridge, Burgersdorp, Farm Cragievar, which is in an Anisian terrestrial mudstone/siliciclastic in the Burgersdorp Formation of South Africa.

Ecology: amphibious carnivore

Distribution:

• Triassic of South Africa (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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