Name: Colobodectes.
Phonetic: Col-o-bo-dek-tees.
Named By: S.‭ ‬Modesto,‭ ‬B.‭ ‬Rubidge,‭ ‬I.‭ ‬Visser‭ & ‬J.‭ ‬Welman‭ ‬-‭ ‬2003.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Synapsida,‭ ‬Therapsida,‭ ‬Chainosauria,‭ ‬Dicynodontia.
Species: C.‭ ‬cluveri‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Herbivore.
Size: Unavailable.
Known locations: South Africa.
Time period: Permian.
Fossil representation: Partial remains.

       Colobodectes is a genus of dicynodont that lived in South Africa during the Permian.

Further reading
-‭ ‬A new basal dicynodont from the Upper Permian of South Africa.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Palaeontology‭ ‬46:211-223.‭ ‬-‭ ‬S.‭ ‬Modesto,‭ ‬B.‭ ‬Rubidge,‭ ‬I.‭ ‬Visser‭ & ‬J.‭ ‬Welman‭ ‬-‭ ‬2003.
-‭ ‬The Permian Dicynodont Colobodectes cluveri‭ (‬Therapsida,‭ ‬Anomodontia‭)‬,‭ ‬with Notes on Its Ontogeny and Stratigraphic Range in the Karoo Basin,‭ ‬South Africa.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology Vol.‭ ‬29,‭ ‬No.‭ ‬4‭ ‬-‭ ‬Kenneth D.‭ ‬Angielczyk‭ & ‬Bruce S.‭ ‬Rubidge‭ ‬-‭ ‬2009.


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