Alternative combination: Scaphiopus neuter
Full reference: A. G. Kluge. 1966. A new pelobatine frog from the lower Miocene of South Dakota with a discussion of the evolution of the Scaphiopus-Spea complex. Los Angeles County Museum Contributions in Science 113:1-26
See also Kluge 1966
Type specimen: LACM 9209, a skeleton (nearly complete articulated skeleton missing distal parts of the limbs). Its type locality is Sharps (SDSM V-5360), which is in a Geringian terrestrial horizon in the Sharps Formation of South Dakota.
Ecology: amphibious carnivore
• Miocene of United States (1: Montana collection)
• Harrisonian of United States (1: Nebraska)
• Oligocene of United States (1: South Dakota)
Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence
Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.
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