Aerugoamnis paulus, New Genus and New Species (Anura: Anomocoela): First Reported Anuran from the Early Eocene (Wasatchian) Fossil Butte Member of the Green River Formation, Wyoming

  title={Aerugoamnis paulus, New Genus and New Species (Anura: Anomocoela): First Reported Anuran from the Early Eocene (Wasatchian) Fossil Butte Member of the Green River Formation, Wyoming},
  author={Amy C. Henrici and Ana Mar{\'i}a B{\'a}ez and Lance. Grande},
ABSTRACT Five anurans have been previously reported from the Eocene Green River Formation, of which only two, a nearly complete skeleton and a tadpole, have been described. The skeleton has been identified as either Eopelobates Parker, 1929, or a pelobatid close to Eopelobates and Pelobates Wagler, 1830, but the tadpole is indeterminate. Another specimen has been figured but not described, another is a skin impression that is probably indeterminate, and the other is presumably lost. A sixth… 
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