Metoposaurus ultimus Kuhn 1939 (tetrapod)

Amphibia - Temnospondyli - Metoposauridae

Full reference: O. Kuhn. 1939. Beitr├Ąge zur Keuperfauna von Halberstadt [Contributions to the Keuper fauna of Halberstadt]. Palaeontologische Zeitschrift 21:258-286

Belongs to Metoposaurus according to O. Kuhn 1971

See also Kuhn 1939

Sister taxa: Metoposaurus algarvensis, Metoposaurus azerouali, Metoposaurus bakeri, Metoposaurus diagnosticus, Metoposaurus krasiejowensis, Metoposaurus santaecrucis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Baerecke-Limpricht clay pit, Halberstadt (bed 16), which is in a Rhaetian floodplain sandstone in the Trossingen Formation of Germany

Ecology: amphibious piscivore

Distribution: found only at Baerecke-Limpricht clay pit, Halberstadt (bed 16)

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