Acheloma cumminsi Cope 1882 (tetrapod)

Amphibia - Temnospondyli - Trematopidae

Synonyms: Acheloma dunni Polley and Reisz 2011, Trematops milleri Williston 1909

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1882. Third contribution to the history of the Vertebrata of the Permian formation of Texas. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 20:447-461

Belongs to Acheloma according to E. D. Cope 1884

See also Cope 1882, Dilkes and Reisz 1987, Gee 2020, Hay 1902, Polley and Reisz 2011 and Schoch 2013

Sister taxa: none

Type specimens:

  • Acheloma cumminsi: AMNH 4205, a partial skeleton (skull, presacral vertebrae with ribs, scapulacoracoids, and humeri)
  • Acheloma dunni: OMNH 73281, a skull. Its type locality is Richards Spur, which is in an Artinskian fissure fill claystone/conglomerate in Oklahoma.
  • Trematops milleri: FMNH UC 640, a partial skeleton (skull and postcrania). Its type locality is Craddock Bonebed, Brush Creek, 38 (Arroyo Formation), which is in a Kungurian terrestrial claystone/sandstone in the Arroyo Formation of Texas.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore


• Permian of United States (3: Oklahoma, Texas collections)

Total: 3 collections including 4 occurrences

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