Name: Bienotherium.
Phonetic: By-no-fe-re-um.
Named By: C.‭ ‬C.‭ ‬Young‭ ‬-‭ ‬1940.
Synonyms: B. elegans
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Synapsida,‭ ‬Therapsida,‭ ‬Therocephalia,‭ ‬Cynodontia,‭ ‬Tritylodontidae.
Species: B.‭ ‬yunnanense‭ (‬type‭), B. magnum‬.
Diet: Herbivore.
Size: Unavailable.
Known locations: China‭ ‬-‭ ‬Lufeng Formation.
Time period: Hettangian/Sinemurian of the Jurassic.
Fossil representation: ‭ ‬Partial remains of at least three individuals.

       Bienotherium is a genus of cynodont that lived in China during the early Jurassic.

Further reading
-‭ ‬Preliminary notes on the Mesozoic mammals of Lufeng,‭ ‬Yunnan,‭ ‬China.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Bulletin of the Geological Survey of China‭ ‬20:93-111.‭ ‬-‭ ‬C.‭ ‬C.‭ ‬Young‭ ‬-‭ ‬1940.


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