Liaoxitriton

Liaoxitriton
Temporal range: Middle Jurassic-Early Cretaceous, 164–124 Ma

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Scientific classification

Kingdom:
Animalia

Phylum:
Chordata

Class:
Amphibia

Order:
Urodela

Suborder:
Cryptobranchoidea

Genus:
†Liaoxitriton

Type species

†Liaoxitriton zhongjiani
Dong & Wang, 1998

Species

†L. zhongjiani Dong & Wang, 1998
†L. daohugouensis Wang, 2004

Liaoxitriton is an extinct genus of prehistoric salamanders from the Mesozoic of China. It contains two species: L. zhongjiani, from the Early Cretaceous (Aptian) Yixian Formation, and L. daohugouensis, from the Middle/Late Jurassic Daohugou Beds.[1]
References[edit]

^ Wang, Y. (2004). “A new Mesozoic caudate (Liaoxitriton daohugouensis sp. nov.) from Inner Mongolia, China”. Chinese Science Bulletin. 49 (8): 858. doi:10.1360/03wd0115. 

See also[edit]

Prehistoric amphibian
List of prehistoric amphibians

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