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meaning: "mountain dweller"
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
Diet: Carnivore/insectivore/piscivore
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.

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