Name: Cynosaurus.
Phonetic: Sy-no-sore-us.
Named By: Schmidt‭ ‬-‭ ‬1927.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Synapsida,‭ ‬Therapsida,‭ ‬Cynodontia,‭ ‬Epicynodontia,‭ ‬Galesauridae.‭
Species: C. suppostus (type).
Diet: Carnivore.
Size: Unavailable.
Known locations: South Africa‭ ‬-‭ ‬Teekloof Formation.
Time period: Capitanian of the Permian.
Fossil representation: Partial remains.

       Cynosaurus is a genus of therapsid that lived in South Africa during the Late‭ ‬Permian,‭ ‬and is perceived to have been similar to Galesaurus.‭ ‬Cynosaurus should not be confused with the genus Cyonosaurus.

Further reading
- Cranial morphology and phylogenetic analyses of Cynosaurus suppostus (Therapsida, Cynodontia) from the upper Permian of the Karoo Basin, South Africa. - Palaeontologia africana. 52:201-221. - M. J. Van den Brandt & F. Adbala - 2018.


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