Zatrachys

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Zatrachys
Temporal range: Early Permian
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Zatrachys serratus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Temnospondyli
Family: Zatrachydidae
Genus: Zatrachys
Cope, 1878

Zatrachys is an extinct genus of an unusual temnospondyl from Early Permian age of the Paleozoic Era.

Its fossils were found in present-day Texas.[1]

Species
  • Zatrachys serratus

References[edit]

  1. ^ Urban, Michael; Berman, David S. (2007). "First occurrence of the late Paleozoic amphibian Zatrachys serratus (Temnospondyli, Zatrachydidae) in the eastern United States". Annals of Carnegie Museum. 76 (3): 157–164. doi:10.2992/0097-4463(2007)76[157:FOOTLP]2.0.CO;2.