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meaning: "named after the Tanbach Formation"
Named By: S. S. Sumida, D. S. Berman & T. Martens in 1998
Time Period: Early Permian, 284-279.5 Ma
Location: Germany - Tambach Formation
Size: Detail unavailable
Diet: Carnivore/Piscivore
Fossil(s): Skull and partial skeleton
Classification: | Chordata | Amphibia | Temnospondyli | Trematopidae |

Tambachia is an extinct genus of dissorophoid temnospondyl within the family Trematopidae. It is known from the Early Permian Tambach Formation (the lowermost unit of the Upper Rotliegend) near the town of Tambach-Dietharz in Thuringia, Germany. Tambachia is the first trematopid to have been discovered outside the United States.

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