Dicamptodon Strauch 1870 (Pacific giant salamander)

Osteichthyes - Caudata - Urodela

Parent taxon: Dicamptodontidae according to K.-Q. Gao and N. H. Shubin 2001

See also Carroll 1988, Cope 1875, Naylor and Fox 1993, Naylor and Krause 1981 and Skutschas and Gubin 2012

Sister taxa: Ambystomichnus, Bargmannia, Dicamptodontinae, Geyeriella, Wolterstorffiella

Subtaxa: Dicamptodon antiquus

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Ecology: amphibious carnivore

Distribution:

• Paleocene of Canada (2: Alberta collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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