Deltasaurus kimberleyensis Cosgriff 1965 (tetrapod)

Osteichthyes - Temnospondyli - Rhytidosteidae

Full reference: J. W. Cosgriff. 1965. A new genus of Temnospondyli from the Triassic of Western Australia. Journal of the Royal Society of Western Australia 48:65-90

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

See also Cosgriff 1974

Sister taxon: Deltasaurus pustulatus

Type specimen: WAM 62.1.44, a partial skull (Partial skull roof with associated palatal fragment). Its type locality is UCMP V6040, which is in an Induan/Olenekian deltaic shale in the Blina Shale Formation of Australia.

Ecology: amphibious carnivore

Distribution:

• Triassic of Australia (8 collections)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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