Albanerpeton Estes and Hoffstetter 1976 (tetrapod)

Amphibia - Temnospondyli - Albanerpetontidae

Full reference: R. Estes and R. Hoffstetter. 1976. Les urodèles du Miocène de La Grive-Saint-Alban (Isère, France) [The urodeles from the Miocene of La Grive-Saint-Alban (Isère, France)]. Bulletin du Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle, Sciences de la Terre 57:297-343

Parent taxon: Albanerpetontidae according to M. Venczel and J. D. Gardner 2005

See also Barbera and Macuglia 1991, Böhme 2008, Böhme 2010, Bryant 1989, Carroll 1988, Estes 1981, Estes and Hoffstetter 1976, Fox and Naylor 1982, Gardner 1999, Gardner 2000, Gardner 2000, Gardner 2001, Gardner and Böhme 2008, Gardner et al. 2003, McGowan and Ensom 1997 and Peng et al. 2001

Sister taxa: Anoualerpeton, Celtedens, Nukusurus, Shirerpeton, Wesserpeton, Yaksha

Subtaxa: Albanerpeton arthridion Albanerpeton cifellii Albanerpeton galaktion Albanerpeton gracilis Albanerpeton inexpectatum Albanerpeton nexuosus Albanerpeton pannonicum

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Type: Albanerpeton inexpectatum

Ecology: amphibious carnivore


• Pliocene of Hungary (1 collection), Italy (1)

• Miocene of Austria (6), the Czech Republic (1), France (3), Germany (13), Italy (9), Serbia and Montenegro (3)

• Oligocene of Germany (4), Turkey (1)

• Paleocene of Canada (4: Alberta), United States (1: Montana)

• Cretaceous of Canada (36: Alberta, Saskatchewan), Romania (14), Spain (3), United States (33: Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, Utah, Wyoming), Uzbekistan (1)

Total: 134 collections including 158 occurrences

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