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  Eryops - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Eryops is an example of an animal that made successful adaptations in the movement from a water environment to a terrestrial one.
The crossopterygian cleithrum was retained as the clavicle, and the interclavicle was well-developed, lying on the underside of the chest.
Eryops had typical amphibian posture exhibited by the upper arm and upper leg extending nearly straight out from its body, while the forearm and the lower leg extended downward from the upper segment at a near right angle.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Eryops   (964 words)

Although ossified in crossopterygians and ichthyostegids, the braincase of Eryops was not, in the orbital and otic regions.
In Eryops, like all early amphibians, the teeth were replaced in waves which traveled from the front of the jaw to the back in such a way that every other tooth was mature, and the ones in between were young.
The pectoral girdle of Eryops was highly developed with a larger size for an increased muscle attachment to it and to the limb.
www.guajara.com /wiki/en/wikipedia/e/er/eryops.html   (3349 words)

 Eryops - Paleontology and Geology Glossary
Eryops was a common, primitive amphibian that lived in swamps during the Permian period.
Eryops was a fierce predator on land and in the water; it may have eaten mostly fish, small reptiles and amphibians.
Eryops was one of the largest land animals of its time, but the faster-moving Dimetrodon may have preyed upon it on land.
www.enchantedlearning.com /subjects/dinosaurs/glossary/Eryops.shtml   (372 words)

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In Eryops, like all early amphibians, the teeth were replaced in waves which traveled from the front of the jaw to the back in such a way that every other tooth was mature, and the ones in between were young (Romer, 1966).
Ligamentous attachments within the limbs were present in Eryops, being important because they were the precursor to bony and cartilagenous variations seen in modern terrestrial animals which use their limbs as a means of transport (Olson, 1936).
While Eryops and its temnospondylous relatives were themselves an evolutionary dead-end, they were members of a larger group of amphibians which went on to give rise to the reptiles, who, in turn, begat the birds and mammals.
members.lycos.co.uk /rhodesia_village/dinosaurs.htm   (3561 words)

 InfoHub Forums - View Single Post - Eryops - An Ancient Amphibian
Eryops was a type of amphibian that lived during the Permian period.
The family was Eryopidae and the genus was Eryops.
Eryops lived in marshes and laid its eggs in water or in damp areas on land.
www.infohub.com /forums/showpost.php?p=11051&postcount=1   (234 words)

 Conquest of the Land   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
As an adult, Eryops breathed air and could move on land, but it was not totally free from bodies of water.
In the foreground is a small slab containing the remains of the water-breathing amphibian larva of the same period, possibly the larva of Eryops.
The fl and white life recnstruction of Eryops is indicative of the style of illustrations found throughout this and the Dinosaur Hall.
www.geol.umd.edu /~jmerck/eltsite01/fldtrps/eltft4/eltft4imagepages/eryops.html   (117 words)

 The Albuquerque Tribune: Science   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
About a month ago, staff found an intact, toothy skull of eryops in the same area, which is important because the two species had never been found this close to each other before, Lucas said.
Staff is considering putting the eryops skull on display for a limited time, as well, Lucas said.
Eryops looks similar to a crocodile, but it has more in common with salamanders and frogs.
www.abqtrib.com /albq/nw_science/article/0,2668,ALBQ_21236_3986468,00.html   (716 words)

 Hairy Museum of Natural History » Dispatch from the Permocarboniferous—Temnospondyls
Eryops, shown here lunging after a xenacanth shark, exemplifies the niche that temnospondyls returned to time and time again—that of the “crocamander” or “frogodile”.
And one hundred million years after that, when true crocodiles had muscled in on their territory in most of the world, the last of the”crocamanders” were still hunting in the relatively isolated waters of Australia.
Eryops is typically pictured as a squat, fat beast with a large, frog-like head and a somewhat insipid grin.
www.hmnh.org /archives/2005/09/18/dispatch-from-the-permocarboniferous-temnospondyl   (500 words)

 Early Permian Edaphasaurus Eryops Dimetrodon Sphenacodon Ophiacodon Seymoria  
Eryops was a large fish eating amphibian that probably filled the role of alligators.
The Geraldine Bone Bed is an unusual quarry in Texas that represents a of a stagnant backwater, a fetid swamp where rotting vegetation chokes the river channel.
Click on the Site A icon left for more diorama listed by location Click on the Site B icon to the right for Dioramas organized by period or by manufacturer.
www.dinosaurcollector.150m.com /EPermian.html   (812 words)

Temnospondyli is a stem-based taxon including all choanates more closely related to Eryops than to amniotes (Laurin, 1998a).
The proposition of de Queiroz and Gauthier (1992) of defining Temnospondyli as a stem-based taxon including all tetrapods more closely related to modern amphibians than to Amniota is rejected because the phylogeny of Laurin and Reisz (1997) suggests that this definition would exclude most genera that have been assigned to the Temnospondyli (Laurin, 1998a).
Sawin H. The cranial anatomy of Eryops megacephalus.
tolweb.org /tree?group=Temnospondyli   (2462 words)

 SmugMug - Ironshots : Dinosaurs & Prehistoric Animals : Dinosaur/dinosaur genera: Dimetrodon attacking an Eryops, both ...
Dimetrodon was a mammal-like reptile, an ancestor of mammals, about 11 feet long weighing 500+ pounds, with a large sale-like flap of skin along its back supported by long, bony spines.
The Eryops was a common, primitive amphibian living in swamps, a meat eater with stout body and very wide ribs.
Dimetrodon was a mammal-like reptile, an ancestor of mammals, about 11 feet long weighing 500 pounds, with a large sale-like flap of skin along its back supported by long, bony spines.
ironshots.smugmug.com /gallery/1248010/3/58511940   (602 words)

 Palaeos Vertebrates 160.100 Temnospondyli
Actually, the intercentrum of Eryops is not all that well developed, even compared to Ichthyostega.
Nevertheless, Eryops is the archetype around which the idea of a temnospondyl revolves.
For example, it is all well and good to say that it used an inertial snap of the jaws to capture prey; but it is difficult to snap anything that big underwater, and equally difficult to imagine Eryops as a terrestrial hunter.
www.palaeos.com /Vertebrates/Units/160Temnospondyli/100.html   (2099 words)

 Fossil Halls | American Museum of Natural History
In a small ox-bow lake the large shark Orthacanthus attacks the tetrapod Eryops.
Eryops, which is related to frogs and salamanders, was also a common predator, lurking in shallow water for prey.
On the right are the enigmatic lepospondyls, consisting of the terrestrial microsaur Pantylus crawling on a log and the boomerang-skulled Diplocaulus swimming below.
www.amnh.org /exhibitions/permanent/fossilhalls/timelines/permian.php   (171 words)

 Fossil groups, amphibia, fossil record 1.
Eryops was a temnospondyl from the Early Permian of North America.
Eryops was about 2 m long and was the top carnivore, eating fish and small tetrapods.
A group of aquatic early amphibians from the Late Carboniferous to the Early Permian.
palaeo.gly.bris.ac.uk /Palaeofiles/Fossilgroups/Amphibia/fossilrecord.html   (685 words)

 Last common ancestor of cold- and warm-blooded species?
There was a creature called Eryops which lived in the Devonian Era.
It is said that the alien dinosaur race and humans have 47 genetic markers in common, as well as humans and the Eryops have.
Also, the eryops was an amphibian that lived in the Permian era, a couple hundred million years after the devonian.
www.biology-online.org /biology-forum/viewtopic.php?t=2663&view=previous   (1161 words)

 Blues In Heaven   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The drawing shows a Dimetrodon chasing a bunch of Eryops into the water.
A large footprint from the new locality, possibly of the Permian amphibian Eryops.
Eryops was a large amphibian, sometimes reaching lengths comparable to modern alligators.
www.bluesinheaven.com /pgs/paleo/noble/fossils/indexb.html   (2153 words)

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Neal Robbins P.S. Temnospondyls were an amphibian order that varied greatly in size.
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 Giant Eryops tooth $150   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
This is an extremely rare HUGE Eryops tooth.
This is as big as these teeth get.
The small tooth on the right is an average sized specimen.
ddfossils.com /ddfossils/gianertoot15.html   (47 words)

 Orthopaedic Journal 1999
Evolution of the wrist began some 400 million years ago with the pectoral fins in a primitive fish known as the Crossospterygia.
Several hundred million years later, the primitive amphibian, Eryops, appeared with a pentadactyl extremity, thirteen carpal bones, and a syndesmotic DRUJ.
Prono-supination was not present in the Eryops as the ulna was the primary weight-bearing bone of the forearm.
www.uphs.upenn.edu /ortho/oj/2000/html/oj13sp00p43.html   (5545 words)

 DnL Forums - View Profile: Eryops
ex-citoyen de Silmaris, Eryops aujourd'hui disparu laisse derrière lui quelques Chansons
Eryops is not a member of any public groups
Any applications for SOG from the territory of China will be managed and carried out by SnailGame China only.
www.darkandlight.net /forums/member.php?u=94264   (98 words)

 Around Dinosaure Hall
Eryops is also in another more comprehensive display behind you.
Where could you find Eryops in the United States?
Believe it or not, the administrators of the museum built a coffee shop in an area that had a wonderful display comparing the importance of animal eggs and plant seeds.
www1.br.cc.va.us /murray/cyberbio/DC/natural_history/Dinosaur_hall   (641 words)

 Re: purchase of skeleton of Velociraptor (posted for Eryops)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Re: purchase of skeleton of Velociraptor (posted for Eryops)
From: Eryops@aol.com Date: Wed, 4 Oct 1995 20:10:53 -0400 To: paleonet-owner@nhm.ac.uk Subject: Re: purchase of skeleton of Velociraptor Status: O You should try the Black Hills Institute for a Velociraptor copy, they could probably provide one or at least direct you to someone that has one.They are located in Hill City South Dakota.
Re: purchase of skeleton of Velociraptor (posted for Eryops), N.
jerwood.nhm.ac.uk /archives/paleonet/1995/msg01575.html   (112 words)

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