Salichnium Permian Amphibian Ichnofossil

Name: Salichnium sp.

Geological Time: Lower Permian

Size: Plate size 120 mm X 110 mm

Fossil Site: St Affrique, France

SalichniumThis mudstone ichnofossils is from a location in France famous for its amphibian trackways. While it is definitively ascribe tracks to a specific animal, tracks of this type from the region have been named Salichnium decessus and are believed to have probably been made by Microsaurian Pantylus, a predatory, amphibious reptile.

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