Home Previous Random Next Search
Named By: Rainer R. Schoch in 2006
Time Period: Middle Triassic
Location: Germany - Erfurt Formation, Lettenkeuper Member
Size: Unavailable
Diet: Carnivore/Piscivore
Fossil(s): Remains of several individuals
Classification: | Chordata | Amphibia | Temnospondyli | Trematosauroidea | Trematosauridae |

Trematolestes is an extinct genus of temnospondyl amphibian from the Lower Keuper (Ladinian, Middle Triassic) of southern Germany. It was first named by Rainer R. Schoch in 2006 and the type species is Trematolestes hagdorni. It is the first trematosaurid represented by a nearly complete skeleton.

Below is a cladogram showing the phylogenetic position of Trematolestes, from Schoch (2006):

Read more about Trematolestes at Wikipedia
PaleoCodex is a weekend hack by Saurav Mohapatra