Celtedens megacephalus Costa 1864 (tetrapod)

Osteichthyes - Temnospondyli - Albanerpetontidae

Alternative combinations: Albanerpeton megacephalus, Triton megacephalus

Full reference: O. G. Costa. 1864. Paleontologia del Regno di Napoli. Parte III [Paleontology of the Kingdom of Naples. Part III]. Atti dell'Accademia Pontaniana 8:1-192

Belongs to Celtedens according to M. Venczel and J. D. Gardner 2005

Sister taxon: Celtedens ibericus

Type specimen: M 542, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Civita di Pietraroja (upper plattenkalk), which is in an Albian basinal (carbonate) mudstone/wackestone in Italy.

Ecology: amphibious carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Italy (1 collection), the United Kingdom (3)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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