Name: Palaeoplethodon ‭(‬Ancient Plethodon‭)‬.
Phonetic: Pay-le-o-plef-o-don.
Named By: G.‭ ‬Poinar Jr‭ & ‬D.‭ ‬B.‭ ‬Wake‭ ‬-‭ ‬2015.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Amphibia.
Species: P.‭ ‬hispaniolae‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Carnivore.
Size: Unavailable.
Known locations: Dominican Republic.
Time period: Miocene.
Fossil representation: Single juvenile individual preserved in amber.‭ ‬Left front leg is missing.

       Palaeoplethodon is a genus of salamander that lived in the Dominican Republic during the Miocene.

Further reading
-‭ ‬Palaeoplethodon hispaniolae gen.‭ ‬n.,‭ ‬sp.‭ ‬n.‭ (‬Amphibia:‭ ‬Caudata‭)‬,‭ ‬a fossil salamander from the Caribbean.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Palaeodiversity‭ ‬8:‭ ‬21‭–‬29.‭ ‬-‭ ‬G.‭ ‬Poinar Jr‭ & ‬D.‭ ‬B.‭ ‬Wake‭ ‬-‭ ‬2015.


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