Cargninia

Name: Cargninia.
Phonetic: Kar-gyn-e-ah.
Named By: J.‭ ‬F.‭ ‬Bonaparte,‭ ‬C.‭ ‬L.‭ ‬Schultz,‭ ‬M.‭ ‬B.‭ ‬Soares‭ & ‬A.‭ ‬G.‭ ‬Martinelli‭ ‬-‭ ‬2010.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Diapsida,‭ ‬Lepidosauromorpha,‭ ‬Lepidosauria.
Species: C.‭ ‬enigmatica‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Insectivore‭?
Size: Uncertain due to lack of fossil remains.
Known locations: Brazil‭ ‬-‭ ‬Caturrita Formation.
Time period: Carnian/Norian of the Triassic.
Fossil representation: Partial dentary‭ (‬lower jaw bone‭)‬.

       Cargninia is a genus of lepidosaur that lived in South America during the late Triassic.

Further reading
-‭ ‬La fauna local de Faxinal do Soturno,‭ ‬Triásico Tardío de Rio Grande do Sul,‭ ‬Brasil.‭ ‬Revista Brasileira de Paleontología‭ ‬13‭(‬3‭)‬:233-246.‭ ‬-‭ ‬J.‭ ‬F.‭ ‬Bonaparte,‭ ‬C.‭ ‬L.‭ ‬Schultz,‭ ‬M.‭ ‬B.‭ ‬Soares‭ & ‬A.‭ ‬G.‭ ‬Martinelli‭ ‬-‭ ‬2010.



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