Name: Cryptocynodon ‭(‬Hidden Cynodon‭)‬.
Phonetic: Krip-toe-sy-no-don.
Named By: Harry Govier Seeley‭ ‬-‭ ‬1895.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Synapsida,‭ ‬Therapsida,‭ ‬Dicynodontia.
Species: C.‭ ‬parringtoni,‭ ‬C.‭ ‬schroederi,‭ ‬C.‭ ‬simus.
Diet: Unavailable.
Size: Unavailable.
Known locations: Tanzania‭?
Time period: Late Permian.
Fossil representation: Partial remains.

       Cryptocynodon is a genus of dicynodont that lived in the Late Permian.

Further reading
-‭ ‬New specimens of the tanzanian dicynodont‭ ‘‬Cryptocynodon‭’ ‬parringtoni Von Huene,‭ ‬1942‭ (‬Therapsida,‭ ‬Anomodontia‭)‬,‭ ‬with an expanded analysis of Permian dicynodont phylogeny.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology vol‭ ‬27,‭ ‬issue‭ ‬1‭ ‬-‭ ‬Kenneth D.‭ ‬Angielczyk‭ ‬-‭ ‬2007.


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