Scapherpeton tectum Cope 1876 (salamander)

Osteichthyes - Caudata - Urodela

Synonyms: Hedronchus sternbergi Cope 1876, Hedronchus sternbergii Cope 1876, Hemitrypus jordanianus Cope 1876, Scapherpeton excisum Cope 1876, Scapherpeton favosum Cope 1876, Scapherpeton laticolle Cope 1876

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1876. On some extinct reptiles and Batrachia from the Judith River and Fox Hills Beds of Montana. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 28:340-359

Belongs to Scapherpeton according to R. Estes 1976

See also Auffenberg and Goin 1959, Bryant 1989, Cope 1876, Cope 1876, Estes 1964, Estes 1981, Gardner 2012, Hay 1902, Lambe 1902, Peng et al. 2001 and Sullivan 1991

Sister taxa: none

Ecology: aquatic carnivore


• Paleocene of United States (11: Montana, North Dakota, Wyoming collections)

• Cretaceous of Canada (57: Alberta, Saskatchewan), United States (62: Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming)

Total: 130 collections each including a single occurrence

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