Named By: I. V. Novikov - 2012.
Classification: Chordata, Amphibia, Temnospondyli, Stereospondyli, Trematosauroidea.
Species: Q. samarensis (type).
Known locations: Russia, Samara Oblast, Borsky District - Kamennyi Formation.
Time period: Early Triassic.
Fossil representation: Remains of at least one individual.
Qantas is a genus of temnspondyl amphibian from Russia. If the name sounds familiar then that might be because it was named in honour of the Australian airline Qantas which supplied funding for the study.
- New data on trematosauroid labyrinthodonts of Eastern Europe: 3. Qantas samarensis gen. Et sp. Nov". - Paleontological Journal 46 (2): 177–186 - I. V. Novikov - 2012.