Eobarbourula delfinoi

TaxonavigationEdit

Taxonavigation: Anura 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Cladus: Sarcopterygii
Cladus: Rhipidistia
Cladus: Tetrapodomorpha
Cladus: Eotetrapodiformes
Cladus: Elpistostegalia
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Amphibia
Subclassis: Lissamphibia
Ordo: Anura

Familia: Bombinatoridae
Genus: †Eobarbourula
Species: Eobarbourula delfinoi

NameEdit

Eobarbourula delfinoi Folie et al., 2012

Holotype: GU/RSR/VAS 5001 (Fig. 2A), nearly complete left ilium.
Type locality: Cambay Shale Formation, middle Ypresian, early Eocene. Vastan Lignite Mine, Surat District, Gujarat, India.
Etymology: The species name is for Italian paleontologist Massimo Delfino, who alerted the authors to the presence of a particular articulation similar to a zygosphene-zygantrum complex on the vertebrae of this taxon.

ReferencesEdit

  • Annelise Folie, Rajendra S. Rana, Kenneth D. Rose, Ashok Sahni, Kishor Kumar, Lachham Singh & Thierry Smith 2012: Early Eocene frogs from Vastan Lignite Mine, Gujarat, India. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica (in press). DOI: 10.4202/app.2011.0063.