|Artist's reconstruction of Chunerpeton tianyiensis|
Gao & Shubin, 2003
Chunerpeton tianyiensis is an extinct species of salamander from the Late Jurassic Daohugou Beds in Ningcheng County, Nei Mongol (Inner Mongolia), China. It is the only species classified under the genus Chunerpeton. It was a small animal measuring 18 cm in length.
The strata containing these fossil salamanders, the Daohugou Beds, is controversial in its age, ranging from Middle Jurassic to Early Cretaceous.
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