Regalerpeton is an extinct genus of cryptobranchoid salamander known from the Early Cretaceous of Huajiying Formation, China.[1] It was first named by Guilin Zhang, Yuan Wang, Marc E.H. Jones and Susan E. Evans in 2009 and the type species is Regalerpeton weichangensis.[1]

Temporal range: Early Cretaceous
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Urodela
Suborder: Cryptobranchoidea
Genus: Regalerpeton
Zhang et al., 2009

R. weichangensis Zhang et al., 2009 (type)


  1. Zhang, Guilin; Wang, Yuan; Jones, Marc E.H. & Evans, Susan E. (June 2009). "A new Early Cretaceous salamander (Regalerpeton weichangensis gen. et sp. nov.) from the Huajiying Formation of northeastern China". Cretaceous Research. 30 (3): 551–558. doi:10.1016/j.cretres.2008.10.004.

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