Tertremoides madagascariensis Lehman 1966 (tetrapod)

Osteichthyes - Temnospondyli - Trematosauridae

Alternative combination: Trematosaurus madagascariensis

Synonym: Tertremoides ambilobensis Lehman 1979

Full reference: J.-P. Lehman. 1966. Nouveaux Stégocéphales de Madagascar. Annales de Paléontologie (Vertébrés) 52:117-139

Belongs to Tertremoides according to S. Maganuco and G. Pasini 2009

See also Lehman 1966, Lehman 1979 and Schoch and Milner 2000

Sister taxa: none

Type specimens:

  • Tertremoides madagascariensis: MNHN MAE 3039, a skull. Its type locality is Mahatsara, which is in an Induan/Smithian deltaic siliciclastic in the Middle Sakamena Formation of Madagascar.
  • Tertremoides ambilobensis: MNHN specimen, a partial skull (Mould of skull roof). Its type locality is Ambilobe, which is in an Induan/Smithian deltaic siliciclastic in the Middle Sakamena Formation of Madagascar.

Ecology: amphibious carnivore

Distribution:

• Triassic of Madagascar (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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