Sauropleura bairdi Carroll et al. 1998 (tetrapod)

Amphibia - Nectridea - Urocordylidae

Full reference: R. L. Carroll, K. A. Bossy, A. C. Milner, S. M. Andrews, and C. F. Wellstead. 1998. Handbuch der Palaoherpetologie / Encyclopedia of Paleoherpetology Teil 1 / Part 1 Lepospondyli: Microsauria, Nectridea, Lysorophia, Adelospondyli, Aistopoda, Acherontiscidae. 1-216

Belongs to Sauropleura according to R. L. Carroll et al. 1998

See also Anderson 2001

Sister taxa: Sauropleura longicaudata, Sauropleura pauciradiata, Sauropleura scalaris

Type specimen: MCZ 3443, a partial skeleton (Snout region, including anterior rim of orbits, of a large individual preserved in the round (length of skull fragment 19 mm). Associated with the snout are fou). Its type locality is Archer City Bonebed 1 (Putnam Fm.), which is in a Wolfcamp terrestrial horizon in the Archer City Formation of Texas.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Archer City Bonebed 1 (Putnam Fm.)

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