Name: Laccotriton.
Phonetic: ‭L‬ac-coe-try-ton.
Named By: K.‭ ‬Q.‭ ‬Gao,‭ ‬Z,‭ ‬W,‭ ‬Cheng‭ & ‬X.‭ ‬Xu‭ ‬-‭ ‬1998.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Amphibia,‭ ‬Caudata.
Species: L.‭ ‬subsolanus‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Insectivore.
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.

Further reading
-‭ ‬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.


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