Tambachia

Name: Tambachia ‭(‬named after the Tanbach Formation‭)‬.
Phonetic: Tam-bak-e-ah.
Named By: S.‭ ‬S.‭ ‬Sumida,‭ ‬D.‭ ‬S.‭ ‬Berman‭ & ‬T.‭ ‬Martens‭ ‬-‭ ‬1998.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Amphibia,‭ ‬Temnospondyli,‭ ‬Trematopidae.
Species: T.‭ ‬trogallas‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Carnivore/Piscivore.
Size: Detail unavailable.
Known locations: Germany‭ ‬-‭ ‬Tambach Formation.
Time period: Artinskian of the Permian.
Fossil representation: Skull and partial skeleton.

       Tambachia is a genus of temnospondyl amphibian that live in what is now Germany during the Permian period.‭ ‬Specifically,‭ ‬Tambachia is a trematopod temnospondyl,‭ ‬and is also recorded as the first of its kind to be found outside of the USA.

Further reading
-‭ ‬A New Trematopid Amphibian from the Lower Permian of Central Germany.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Palaeontology‭ ‬41‭(‬4‭)‬:605-629.‭ ‬-‭ ‬S.‭ ‬S.‭ ‬Sumida,‭ ‬D.‭ ‬S.‭ ‬Berman‭ & ‬T.‭ ‬Martens‭ ‬-‭ ‬1998.



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