Rotaryus gothae, a New Trematopid (Temnospondyli: Dissorophoidea) from the Lower Permian of Central Germany

@inproceedings{Berman2011RotaryusGA,
  title={Rotaryus gothae, a New Trematopid (Temnospondyli: Dissorophoidea) from the Lower Permian of Central Germany},
  author={David S. Berman and Amy C. Henrici and Thomas Martens and Stuart S. Sumida and Jason S. Anderson},
  year={2011}
}
ABSTRACT Rotaryus gothae, a new genus and species of trematopid temnospondyl amphibian, is described on the basis of a single specimen from the Lower Permian (Wolfcampian) Tambach Formation, lowermost formational unit of the Upper Rotliegend Group or Series of the Bromacker locality in the midregion of the Thuringian Forest, central Germany. This is only the second trematopid species to be reported from not only the Bromacker locality, but also outside of North America. The holotype includes… 
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