Melosaurus uralensis Meyer 1857 (tetrapod)

Osteichthyes - Temnospondyli - Archegosauridae

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

See also Golubev 1995 and Shishkin et al. 2000

Sister taxa: Melosaurus compilatus, Melosaurus kamaensis, Melosaurus platyrhinus

Type specimen: MB 334, a skull. Its type locality is Sterlitamak - Melosaurus uralensis site, which is in an Ufimian/Kazanian terrestrial sandstone in the Russian Federation.

Ecology: amphibious carnivore

Distribution:

• Permian of the Russian Federation (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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