Name: Palaeomolgophis ‭(‬ancient Molgophis‭)‬.
Phonetic: Pay-le-o-mol-go-fis.
Named By: M.‭ ‬C.‭ ‬Brough‭ & ‬J.‭ ‬Brough‭ ‬-‭ ‬1967.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Amphibia,‭ ‬Adelospondyli,‭ ‬Adelogyrinidae.
Species: P.‭ ‬scotius‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Carnivore.
Size: Roughly about‭ ‬18‭ ‬centimetres long.
Known locations: Scotland.
Time period: Visean of the Carboniferous.
Fossil representation: Partial skull and post cranial skeleton.

       Palaeomolgophis is a genus of amphibian that lived in Scotland during the Carboniferous.‭ ‬Palaeomolgophis displays a severe reduction in the size of its limbs which has led to speculation that Palaeomolgophis might have been fully aquatic.

Further reading
-‭ ‬Studies on Early Tetrapods I.‭ ‬The Lower Carboniferous Microsaurs.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London,‭ ‬series B,‭ ‬n.‭ ‬252,‭ ‬p.‭ ‬107-129‭ ‬-‭ ‬M.‭ ‬C.‭ ‬Brough‭ & ‬J.‭ ‬Brough‭ ‬-‭ ‬1967.


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