Pneumatostega potamia Cosgriff and Zawiskie 1979 (tetrapod)

Osteichthyes - Temnospondyli - Rhytidosteidae

Full reference: J. W. Cosgriff and J. M. Zawiskie. 1979. A new species of the Rhytidosteidae from the Lystrosaurus Zone and a review of the Rhytidosteoidea. Palaeontologia Africana 22:1-27

Belongs to Pneumatostega according to R. Schoch and A. R. Milner 2000

See also Cosgriff and Zawiskie 1979 and Damiani and Rubidge 2003

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: BP/1/F.981, a partial skull (Skull roof). Its type locality is Tafelberg, near Middelburg, which is in an Induan terrestrial conglomerate in South Africa.

Ecology: amphibious carnivore

Distribution:

• Triassic of South Africa (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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