Name: Bakonybatrachus ‭(B‬akony frog‭)‬.
Phonetic: Ba-kon-e-ba-trak-us.
Named By: Zoltán Szentesi‭ & ‬Márton Venczel‭ ‬-‭ ‬2012.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Amphiiba,‭ ‬Batrachomorpha,‭ ‬Batrachia,‭ ‬Anura,‭ ‬Discoglossidae,‭ ‬Discoglossinae.
Species: B.‭ ‬fedori‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Carnivore.
Size: Uncertain.
Known locations: Hungary‭ ‬-‭ ‬Csehbánya Formation.
Time period: Santonian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Partial remains including a right ilium‭ (‬hip bone‭)‬,‭ ‬eight maxilla‭ (‬upper jaw bone‭) ‬and a left scapula‭ (‬shoulder blade‭)‬.

       Bakonybatrachus was a frog genus that lived in Europe during the late Cretaceous,‭ ‬and although only known from partial remains,‭ ‬the shoulder indicates that in life the frog would have been a very good jumper and swimmer.‭ ‬Bakonybatrachus was named after the Bakony Mountains where the type fossils of the‭ ‬genus were found,‭ ‬combined with‭ ‬the Ancient‭ ‬Greek word for frog.
       Bakonybatrachus should not be confused with the similarly named pterosaur Bakonydraco.

Further reading
-‭ ‬A new discoglossid frog from the Upper Cretaceous‭ (‬Santonian‭) ‬of Hungary‭ ‬-‭ ‬Zoltán Szentesi‭ & ‬Márton Venczel‭ ‬-‭ ‬2012.


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