(named after the Tanbach Formation).
Named By: S. S. Sumida, D. S. Berman & T. Martens - 1998.
Classification: Chordata, Amphibia, Temnospondyli, Trematopidae.
Species: T. trogallas (type).
Size: Skull about 6.9 centimetres long.
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.
- 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.