Anomoiodon

Name: Anomoiodon.
Phonetic: An-o-moy-o-don.
Named By: Friedrich von Huene - 1939.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Parareptilia,‭ ‬Procolophonidae,‭ ‬Procolophoninae.
Species: A.‭ ‬liliensterni‭ (‬type‭)‬,‭ ‬A.‭ ‬krejcii.
Diet: Insectivore‭?
Size: About‭ ‬10‭ ‬centimetres long.
Known locations: Germany,‭ ‬Thuringia‭ ‬-‭ ‬Solling Formation.
Time period: Olenkian of the Triassic.
Fossil representation: Skull and partial post cranial remains from two individuals.

       Anomoiodon was a tiny little parareptile that lived in Germany in the early Triassic.‭ ‬Another genus of parareptile named Kapes was once considered to be a synonym of Anomoiodon,‭ ‬but rediscovery of fossils and new study have now re-confirmed them to be separate genera.‭ ‬There are however considered to be very closely related to one another.

Further reading
-‭ ‬The Osteology and Affinities of Anomoiodon liliensterni,‭ ‬a Procolophonid Reptile from the Lower Triassic Buntsandstein of German,‭ ‬Laura K.‭ ‬Säila‭ ‬-‭ ‬2008.
-‭ ‬Amniotes through major biological crises:‭ ‬faunal turnover among Parareptiles and the end-Permian mass extinction,‭ ‬Marcello Ruta,‭ ‬Juan C.‭ ‬Cisneros,‭ ‬Torsten Liebrect,‭ ‬Linda A.‭ ‬Tsuji‭ & ‬Johannes Muller‭ ‬-‭ ‬2011.



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