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Cordicephalus gracilis Nevo 1968 (frog)

Osteichthyes - Anura

PaleoDB taxon number: 135486

Synonym: Cordicephalus longicostatus Nevo 1968 (taxon 135487)

Full reference: E. Nevo. 1968. Pipid frogs from the early Cretaceous of Israel and pipid evolution. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 136(80):255-318

Belongs to Cordicephalus according to L. Trueb and A. M. BŠez 2006

Sister taxa: none

Type specimens:

  • Cordicephalus gracilis: HUJZ F165a,b, a skeleton (nearly complete skeleton). Its type locality is Amphibian Hill, which is in a Berriasian/Aptian lacustrine - small siltstone in the Hatira Formation of Israel.
  • Cordicephalus longicostatus: HUJZ F171a,b, a skeleton (nearly complete skeleton). Its type locality is Amphibian Hill, which is in a Berriasian/Aptian lacustrine - small siltstone in the Hatira Formation of Israel.

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