|Named By:||David S Berman, Robert R. Reisz & David A. Eberth in 1987|
|Time Period:||Late Carboniferous|
|Location:||USA, New Mexico - Cutler Formation|
|Size:||Skull 9 centimetres long. Total length estimated at 50 centimetres long|
|Fossil(s):||Skull and partial post cranial remains|
|Classification:||| Chordata | Amphibia | Temnospondyli | Trematopidae ||
Anconastes is an extinct genus of dissorophoidean euskelian temnospondyl within the family Trematopidae. It is known from several fossils from the Late Carboniferous Cutler Formation of north-central New Mexico in the southwestern United States.