Name: Dimacrodon.
Phonetic: Dy-mac-ro-don.
Named By: E.‭ ‬C.‭ ‬Olson‭ & ‬J.‭ ‬R.‭ ‬Beerbower‭ ‬-‭ ‬1953.‭
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Synapsida,‭ ‬Anomodontia‭?‬/Pelycosauria‭?
Species: D.‭ ‬hottoni‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Uncertain.
Size: Unavailable.
Known locations: USA,‭ ‬Texas‭ ‬-‭ ‬San Angelo Formation‭ (‬Flowerpot Shale Member‭)‬.
Time period: Kungurian of the Permian.
Fossil representation: Partial remains.

       When first described in‭ ‬1953,‭ ‬Dimacrodon was thought to be an anomodont therapsid.‭ ‬Later analysis however has suggested that the partial remains of Dimacrodon night actual be those of a pelycosaur.

Further reading
-‭ ‬The San Angelo Formation,‭ ‬Permian of Texas,‭ ‬and its Vertebrates.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Journal of Geology‭ ‬61‭(‬5‭)‬:389-423.‭ ‬-‭ ‬E.‭ ‬C.‭ ‬Olson‭ & ‬J.‭ ‬R.‭ ‬Beerbower‭ ‬-‭ ‬1953.‭
-‭ ‬The taxonomic status of the Upper Permian eotheriodont therapsids of the San Angelo Formation‭ (‬Guadalupian‭)‬,‭ ‬Texas.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology‭ ‬15‭ (‬suppl.‭ ‬3‭)‬:‭ ‬53A.‭ ‬-‭ ‬C.‭ ‬A.‭ ‬Sidor‭ & ‬J.‭ ‬A.‭ ‬Hopson‭ ‬-‭ ‬1995.


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