Named By: K. Q. Gao, Z, W, Cheng & X. Xu - 1998.
Classification: Chordata, Amphibia, Caudata.
Species: L. subsolanus (type).
Size: About 10 centimetres long.
Known locations: China, Hebei Province - Zhangjiakou Formation.
Time period: Tithonian of the Jurassic.
Fossil representation: Partial skull and skeleton, articulated and on a slab.
Laccotriton was a genus of salamander that lived in China during the late Jurassic. Laccotriton does show a resemblance to the genus Sinerpeton.
- First Report of a Mesozoic Urodele from China. - Chinese Geology, v. 1, p. 247-248. - K. Q. Gao, Z, W, Cheng & X. Xu - 1998.
- Late Jurassic salamanders from northern China. - Nature, v. 410, p. 574-577. - K. Q. gao & N. H. Shubin - 2001.