Fossil range: Mississippian
| Scientific classification
Adelospondyli are an order of elongate, presumably aquatic, Carboniferous amphibians. The skull is solidly roofed, and elongate, with the orbits located very far forward. The limbs are well developed. There is a single family, the Adelogyrinidae. The group is restricted to the Late Mississippian (Serpukhovian Age) of Scotland.
- Carroll, RL (1988), Vertebrate Paleontology and Evolution, WH Freeman & Co.
- von Zittel, K.A (1932), Textbook of Paleontology, CR Eastman (transl. and ed), 2nd edition, vol.2, p.225, Macmillan & Co.