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Tupilakosaurus Nielsen 1954 (tetrapod)

Osteichthyes - Temnospondyli - Tupilakosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 36321

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

Parent taxon: Tupilakosauridae according to R. R. Schoch and A. R. Milner 2014

Sister taxa: Batrachosuchoides, Kourerpeton, Slaugenhopia, Thabanchuia

Subtaxa: Tupilakosaurus heilmani, Tupilakosaurus wetlugensis

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Type: Tupilakosaurus heilmani

Ecology: amphibious carnivore