Acroplous vorax Hotton 1959 (tetrapod)

Osteichthyes - Temnospondyli - Eobrachyopidae

Full reference: N. Hotton. 1959. Acroplous vorax, a new and unusual labyrinthodont amphibian from the Kansas Permian. Journal of Paleontology 33:161-178

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

See also Schoch 2013

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: KUVP 28352, a partial skull. Its type locality is Keats, Riley County, which is in a Sakmarian terrestrial shale in the Speiser Shale Formation of Kansas.

Ecology: amphibious carnivore

Distribution:

• Permian of United States (4: Kansas, Nebraska collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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