Trematolestes

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Trematolestes
Temporal range: Middle Triassic
Trematolestes hagdorni.JPG
Fossil, Staatliches Museum für Naturkunde Stuttgart
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Temnospondyli
Superfamily: Trematosauroidea
Family: Trematosauridae
Genus: Trematolestes
Schoch, 2006
Species
  • T. hagdorni Schoch, 2006 (type)

Trematolestes is an extinct genus of temnospondyl amphibian from the Lower Keuper (Ladinian, Middle Triassic) of southern Germany.[1] It was first named by Rainer R. Schoch in 2006 and the type species is Trematolestes hagdorni. It is the first trematosaurid represented by a nearly complete skeleton.[1]

Restoration

Below is a cladogram showing the phylogenetic position of Trematolestes, from Schoch (2006):[1]



Thoosuchus




Trematosaurus





Platystega



Lyrocephaliscus





Tertrema





Trematolestes



Tertremoides



 Lonchorhynchinae 

Wantzosaurus




Aphaneramma



Cosgriffius









References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Rainer R. Schoch (2006). "A Complete Trematosaurid Amphibian From The Middle Triassic Of Germany". Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 26 (1): 29–43. doi:10.1671/0272-4634(2006)26[29:ACTAFT]2.0.CO;2.