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  • Vertebrate Paleontology VPRA-1695 MCZ Vert. Paleontology
  • Dissorophus angustus
  • skull (fossil); pectoral girdle (fossil); vertebrae (fossil)
  •    Holotype of Dissorophus angustus
  • Masked. Call for detailed locality
  • North America: United States: Texas: Archer
  • 1937 (1937-01-01 - 1937-12-31)
Dissorophus angustus
Animalia Amphibia Dissorophidae Dissorophus angustus
Identified by Robert L. Carroll in 1964
Nature of ID: type ID
Carroll 1964, Page 202, Holotype of Dissorophus angustus
figures 12-14
Media of type text, Carroll 1964. Description:MCZ Bulletin Vol. CXXXI no. 7
text (text/html)
Media Details
MCZ Bulletin Vol. CXXXI no. 7
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: North America
Country: United States
State/Province: Texas
County: Archer
Specific Locality: Masked
Locality Remarks: Masked
Collecting Source: rock/outcrop
Coordinates: Masked
Period/System: Permian
Determined by unknown
Formation: Putnam
Determined by unknown
Collecting Date: 1937 (1937-01-01 - 1937-12-31)
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
pectoral girdle (fossil) good in collection 1
skull (fossil) good in collection 1
vertebrae (fossil) good in collection >1
Remarks: Fig'd: R.L. Carroll, 1964 Bull Mus. Comp. Zool. 131 (7) 161 - 250 figs 12 - 14;skull; postcrania (elements)