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Albanerpeton arthridion

Amphibia - Temnospondyli - Albanerpetontidae

Taxonomy
Albanerpeton arthridion was named by Fox and Naylor (1982). Its type specimen is FMNH PR 805, a partial skull (right premaxilla), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Forestburg, which is in an Albian marginal marine sandstone in the Paluxy Formation of Texas.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1982Albanerpeton arthridion Fox and Naylor p. 120
1999Albanerpeton arthridion Gardner p. 531
2000Albanerpeton arthridion Gardner p. 66
2003Albanerpeton arthridion Gardner et al. p. 315
2005Albanerpeton arthridion Venczel and Gardner
2008Albanerpeton arthridion Gardner and Böhme p. 179

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1874
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
subclassSarcopterygii()
RankNameAuthor
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda
classAmphibia
orderTemnospondyli()
Lissamphibia()
familyAlbanerpetontidae
genusAlbanerpeton
speciesarthridion

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Albanerpeton arthridion Fox and Naylor 1982
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Diagnosis
ReferenceDiagnosis
R. C. Fox and B. G. Naylor 1982Differs from other Albanerpeton in elongate medial ridge extending along pars dentalis and facialis of premaxillary, with long, deep parallel grooves; and in raised boss on pars facialis dorsally.
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: brackish, freshwater, terrestrialuc
Locomotion: actively mobilesubo
Life habit: amphibioussubo
Diet: carnivoresubo
Dispersal: waterc
Created: 2009-07-20 21:44:54
Modified: 2009-07-20 23:44:54
Source: subo = suborder, c = class, subp = subphylum, uc = unranked clade
References: Hendy et al. 2009, Uhen 2004, Carroll 1988

Age range: base of the Albian to the top of the Early/Lower Albian or 113.00000 to 109.00000 Ma

Collections (4 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Aptian - Early/Lower Albian122.46 - 109.0USA (Texas) Albanerpeton arthridion (14375 14388)
Late/Upper Aptian - Early/Lower Albian122.46 - 109.0USA (Oklahoma) Albanerpeton arthridion (14392)
Albian113.0 - 100.5USA (Texas) Albanerpeton arthridion (type locality: 52045)