Name: Adelogyrinus ‭(‬obscure tadpole‭)‬.
Phonetic: Ah-del-o-jy-rin-us.
Named By: Watson‭ ‬1929.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Amphibia,‭ ‬Lepospondyli,‭ ‬Adelogyrinidae.
Species: A.‭ ‬simorhynchus‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Insectivore‭?
Size: Skull‭ ‬4.5‭ ‬centimetres long.‭ ‬Body length roughly estimated to be about‭ ‬50‭ ‬centimetres long.
Known locations: Scotland.
Time period: Visean of the Carboniferous.
Fossil representation: Skull and partial post cranial remains including vertebrae,‭ ‬elements of a forelimb and scales.

       A very obscure genus,‭ ‬Adelogyrinus was a small amphibean that hunted in‭ ‬and‭ ‬around the waterways and forests of what would become Scotland back in the Carboniferous period.‭ ‬Adelogyrinus may have been similar to Adelospondylus.

Further reading
-‭ ‬The Carboniferous Amphibia of Scotland,‭ ‬D.‭ ‬M.‭ ‬S.‭ ‬Watson‭ ‬-‭ ‬1929.


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