Image: Labyrinthodont amphibian, Parotosaurus wadei

Labyrinthodont amphibian, Parotosaurus wadei

Labyrinthodont amphibian, Parotosaurus wadei. Middle Triassic, 240 million years ago.

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Anne Musser
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© Australian Museum

Notes

Parotosaurus was a primitive, meat-eating labyrinthodont amphibian. Most labyrinthodonts date to the Triassic, but specimens have been found in Australia from the Jurassic and Early Cretaceous.
 

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