Name: Zygosaurus ‭(‬Yoke lizard‭)‬.
Phonetic: Zy-go-rhi-zah.
Named By: Eichwald‭ ‬-‭ ‬1848.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Amphibia,‭ ‬Temnospondyli,‭ ‬Dissorophidae,‭ ‬Cacopinae.
Species: Z.‭ ‬lucius‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Carnivore.
Size: Unavailable.
Known locations: Russia.
Time period: Roadian to the Wuchiapingian of the Permian.
Fossil representation: Partial remains.‭

       A relative of amphibians such as Platyhystrix and Cacops,‭ ‬Zygosaurus was a cacopine temnospondyl that lived in Russia during the Permian.


Random favourites