1 km west of Bhimaram village (Triassic of India)

Where: Andhra Pradesh, India (18.9° N, 79.7° E: paleocoordinates 51.4° S, 48.5° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Yerrapalli Formation, Anisian (247.2 - 242.0 Ma)

• Vertebrate biostratigraphy (e.g. Bandyopadhyay & Sengupta 1999. J. Afr. Earth Sciences 29:233-241) has been used to argue for a middle/late Anisian age for the Yerrapalli, on the basis of similarities to the fauna of the Manda Beds of Tanzania

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected in 1964-1967

• ISI: Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta

Primary reference: T. R. Chowdhury. 1970. A new capitosaurid amphibian from the Triassic Yerrapalli Formation fo the Panhita-Godavari Valley. Journal of the Geological Society of India 11(2):155-162 [R. Butler/R. Butler/R. Butler]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 136647: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Richard Butler on 30.11.2012

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Taxonomic list

Osteichthyes
 Temnospondyli -
"Parotosaurus rajareddyi n. sp." = Eryosuchus rajareddyi
"Parotosaurus rajareddyi n. sp." = Eryosuchus rajareddyi Chowdhury 1970 tetrapod
ISI A18, nearly complete skull (holotype)