Name: Banksiops.
Phonetic: ‭B‬ank-se-ops.
Named By: A.‭ ‬Warren‭ & ‬C.‭ ‬Marsicano‭ ‬-‭ ‬2000.
Synonyms: Banksia townrowi,‭ ‬Blinasaurus townrowi.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Temnospondyli,‭ ‬Stereospondyli,‭ ‬Brachyopidae.
Species: B.‭ ‬townrowi‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Carnivore.
Size: Unavailable.
Known locations: Australia‭ ‬-‭ ‬Knocklofty Formation.
Time period: Induan of the Triassic.
Fossil representation: Partial remains of a few individuals.

       Banksiops is a genus of temnospondyl amphibian that lived in Australia during the Triassic.

Further reading
-‭ ‬Lower Triassic Temnospondyli of Tasmania.‭ ‬-‭ ‬The Geological Society of America,‭ ‬Special Paper‭ ‬149:1-134.‭ ‬-‭ ‬J.‭ ‬W.‭ ‬Cosgriff‭ ‬-‭ ‬1974.
-‭ ‬Banksiops,‭ ‬a replacement name for Banksia townrowi‭ (‬Amphibia,‭ ‬Temnospondyli‭)‬.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology‭ ‬20:‭ ‬186.‭ ‬-‭ ‬A.‭ ‬Warren‭ & ‬C.‭ ‬Marsicano‭ ‬-‭ ‬2000.


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