A New Salamandrid from the Miocene Randeck Maar, Germany

  title={A New Salamandrid from the Miocene Randeck Maar, Germany},
  author={Rainer R. Schoch and Michael W. Rasser},
ABSTRACT A new species of salamandrid is named and described from the Miocene of Randeck Maar, a long-term volcanic lake deposit in southern Germany. Based on a fully articulated specimen, Ichthyosaura randeckensis is named and described as a 3–4 cm long newt with a robust posterolateral process of the frontal, a heavily ornamented skull roof, and a premaxilla with spike-like, parallel alary processes framing a slender fontanelle posteriorly. In a phylogenetic analysis of 14 salamandrid taxa… 
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