Aphaneramma rostratum Woodward 1904 (tetrapod)

Osteichthyes - Temnospondyli - Trematosauridae

Synonym: Lonchorhynchus oebergi Wiman 1910

Full reference: A. S. Woodward. 1904. On two new labyrinthodont skulls of the genera Capitosaurus and Aphaneramma. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1904(2):170-176

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

See also Nilsson 1943, Wiman 1910 and Wiman 1914

Sister taxa: Aphaneramma gavialimimus, Aphaneramma kokeni

Type specimens:

  • Aphaneramma rostratum: BMNH R.3180, a partial skull. Its type locality is Sticky Keep temnospondyl, which is in a Smithian coastal horizon in the Kongressfjellet Formation of Svalbard and Jan Mayen.
  • Lonchorhynchus oebergi: NR B.1, a partial skull. Its type locality is Kap Thordsen, Dickson Land, which is in a Smithian coastal horizon in the Kongressfjellet Formation of Svalbard and Jan Mayen.

Ecology: amphibious carnivore

Distribution:

• Triassic of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (4 collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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