Bageherpeton

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Bageherpeton
Temporal range: Upper Permian
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Temnospondyli
Family: Archegosauridae
Genus: Bageherpeton
Dias-da-Silva & Barberena, 2001.
Species
  • B. longignathus (Dias-da-Silva e Barberena, (2001) (type)

Bageherpeton is an extinct genus of Temnospondyli Archegosauridae on Upper Permian period of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil (Paleorrota). It was found in the Rio do Rasto Formation, and was named in honor of the city of Bagé where it was located. Was found and described by a lower jaw.[1]

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