Named By: Watson 1929.
Classification: Chordata, Amphibia, Lepospondyli, Adelogyrinidae.
Species: A. simorhynchus (type).
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.
- The Carboniferous Amphibia of Scotland, D. M. S. Watson - 1929.