PaleoDB taxon number: 137502
Full reference: K.-Q. Gao and N. H. Shubin. 2003. Earliest known crown-group salamanders. Nature 422:424-428
Sister taxa: none
Type specimen: (CAGS)-IG-02051, a skeleton (articulated complete skeleton including soft parts). Its type locality is Daohugou, which is in a Callovian lacustrine - large shale/tuff in the Tiaojishan Formation of China.