Name: Abyssomedon.
Phonetic: Ah-biss-o-me-don.
Named By: M.‭ ‬MacDougall‭ & ‬R.‭ ‬R.‭ ‬Reisz‭ ‬-‭ ‬2014.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Parareptilia,‭ ‬Procolophonomorpha,‭ ‬Nyctiphruretidae.
Species: A.‭ ‬williamsi‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Herbivore.
Size: Unavailable.
Known locations: USA,‭ ‬Oklahoma‭ ‬-‭ ‬Garber Formation.
Time period: Kungurian of the Permian.
Fossil representation: Partial skull and post cranial remains.

       Abyssomedon is the first genus of nyctiphruretid procolophonomorph to be identified as living in North America.

Further reading
-‭ ‬The first record of a nyctiphruretid parareptile from the Early Permian of North America,‭ ‬with a discussion of parareptilian temporal fenestration.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society‭ ‬172:616-630.‭ ‬-‭ ‬M.‭ ‬MacDougall‭ & ‬R.‭ ‬R.‭ ‬Reisz‭ ‬-‭ ‬2014.


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