Deltaherpeton

Name: Deltaherpeton ‭(‬Delta creeper‭)‬.
Phonetic: Del-tah-her-pe-ton.
Named By: J.‭ ‬R.‭ ‬Bolt‭ & ‬R.‭ ‬E.‭ ‬Lombard‭ ‬-‭ ‬2010.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Tetrapoda,‭ ‬Temnospondyli,‭ ‬Colosteidae.
Species: D.‭ ‬hiemstrae‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Piscivore/Carnivore.
Size: Unavailable.
Known locations: USA,‭ ‬Iowa‭ ‬-‭ ‬St.‭ ‬Louis Formation.
Time period: Visťan of the Carboniferous.
Fossil representation: Skull.

       Deltaherpeton is a genus of temnospondyl amphibian that lived in what is now the USA during the Carboniferous.‭ ‬Deltaherpeton is noted as having a similarity to both Colosteus and Pholidogaster.

Further reading
-‭ ‬Deltaherpeton hiemstrae,‭ ‬a new colosteid tetrapod from the Mississippian of Iowa.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Journal of Paleontology‭ ‬84‭(‬6‭)‬:1135-1151.‭ ‬-‭ ‬J.‭ ‬R.‭ ‬Bolt‭ & ‬R.‭ ‬E.‭ ‬Lombard‭ ‬-‭ ‬2010.



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