Named By: R. R. Schoch, A. R. Milner & F. Witzmann - 2014.
Classification: Chordata, Amphibia, Temnospondyli, Stereospondyli, Plagiosauridae.
Species: M. ockerti (type).
Size: Unknown due to lack of fossil remains.
Known locations: Germany - Erfurt Formation.
Time period: Mid Triassic.
Fossil representation: Partial skull and lower jaw.
Megalophthalma is a genus of temnospondyl amphibian that lived in Germany during the mid Triassic.
- Skull morphology and phylogenetic relationships of a new Middle Triassic plagiosaurid temnospondyl from Germany, and the evolution of plagiosaurid eyes. - Palaeontology. - R. R. Schoch, A. R. Milner & F. Witzmann - 2014.