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Mahavisaurus australis Lehman 1966 (tetrapod)

Osteichthyes - Temnospondyli - Rhytidosteidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 251516

Alternative combination: Lyrosaurus australis

Full reference: J.-P. Lehman. 1966. Nouveaux Stégocéphales de Madagascar. Annales de Paléontologie (Vertébrés) 52:117-139

Belongs to Mahavisaurus according to R. Schoch and A. R. Milner 2000

Sister taxon: Mahavisaurus dentatus

Type specimen: MNHN MAE 3038, a partial skull

Ecology: amphibious carnivore