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Tupilakosaurus heilmani Nielsen 1954 (tetrapod)

Osteichthyes - Temnospondyli - Tupilakosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 172842

Full reference: E. Nielsen. 1954. Tupilakosaurus helimani n. g. et n. sp. An interesting batrachomorph from the Triassic of East Greenland. Meddelelser om Grønland udgivne ap Kommissionen for Videnskabelige Undersøgelser i Grønland 72(8):1-33

Belongs to Tupilakosaurus according to R. R. Schoch and A. R. Milner 2014

Sister taxon: Tupilakosaurus wetlugensis

Type specimen: specimen A, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Cape Stosch, West of River 7, which is in an Induan coastal horizon in the Wordy Creek Formation of Greenland.

Ecology: amphibious carnivore