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Tupilakosaurus wetlugensis Shishkin 1961 (tetrapod)

Osteichthyes - Temnospondyli - Tupilakosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 255216

Full reference: M. A. Shishkin. 1961. [Recent data on Tupilakosaurus]. In Russian. Doklady Akademiya Nauk SSSR 136:938-941

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

Sister taxon: Tupilakosaurus heilmani

Type specimen: PIN 1025/1, a skull (complete skull). Its type locality is Spasskoye settlement (Vokhma Formation), PIN 1025, which is in an Induan terrestrial horizon in the Vokhminskaya Formation of the Russian Federation.

Ecology: amphibious carnivore