Amphibian

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Labyrinthodont’ refers to maze-like patterns on the skull plates of these crocodile-like amphibians. They were an important group before dinosaurs dominated, living alongside rhynchosaurs on desert plains.  

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Common name

Amphibian

Scientific name

Labyrinthodont

Type

Vertebrates > Reptiles > Triassic Reptiles and Amphibians


Strata

Otter Sandstone

Time period

Triassic

Age

235 million years

Where found

Sidmouth

Found by

Unknown

Museum

Dorset County Museum, Dorchester

Accession number

DCM.50-1985-75