PaleoDB taxon number: 229312
Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1868. Synopsis of the Extinct Batrachia of North America. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 1868:208-221
Sister taxon: Brachydectes elongatus
Type specimen: AMNH 6941 (designated by Hook (1983), a partial skull. Its type locality is Linton, which is in a Westphalian D mire/swamp coal in Ohio.