Name: Brachyprosopus.
Phonetic: Brak-e-pro-so-pus.
Named By: E.‭ ‬C.‭ ‬Olson‭ ‬-‭ ‬1937.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Synapsida,‭ ‬Therapsida,‭ ‬Anomodontia.
Species: B.‭ ‬broomi‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Herbivore.
Size: Unavailable.
Known locations: South Africa.
Time period: Permian.
Fossil representation: Skull.

       Brachyprosopus is a genus of anomodont therapsid that lived in South Africa during the Permian.

Further reading
-The skull structure of a new anomodont.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Journal of Geology‭ ‬45‭(‬8‭)‬:851-858.‭ ‬-‭ ‬E.‭ ‬C.‭ ‬Olson‭ ‬-‭ ‬1937.
- A reevaluation of Brachyprosopus broomiand Chelydontops altidentalis, dicynodonts (Therapsida, Anomodontia) from the middle Permian Tapinocephalus Assemblage Zone of the Karoo Basin, South Africa. - Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 36 (2): e1078342. - Kenneth D. Angielczyk, Bruce S. Rubidge, Michael O. Day & Florence Lin - 2016.


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