Panthasaurus maleriensis Chowdhury 1965 (tetrapod)

Osteichthyes - Temnospondyli - Metoposauridae

Alternative combinations: Buettneria maleriensis, Metoposaurus maleriensis

Full reference: T. R. Chowdhury. 1965. A new metoposaurid amphibian from the Upper Triassic Maleri Formation of central India. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological Sciences 250(761):1-52

Belongs to Panthasaurus according to S. Chakravorti and D. P. Sengupta 2018

See also Chowdhury 1965, Jain 1990 and Sengupta 2002

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: ISI A56, a partial skull. Its type locality is Achlapur 2, which is in a Carnian/Norian fluvial claystone in the Lower Maleri Formation of India.

Ecology: amphibious carnivore


• Triassic of India (4 collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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