Doliosauriscus

Name: Doliosauriscus.
Phonetic: Do-le-oh-sore-us.
Named By: Kuhn‭ ‬-‭ ‬1961.
Synonyms: Titanophoneus potens.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Synapsida,‭ ‬Therapsida,‭ ‬Dinocephalia,‭ ‬Anteosauridae.
Species: D.‭ ‬adamanteus,‭ ‬D.‭ ‬yanshinovi.
Diet: Carnivore.
Size: Skull‭ ‬53‭ ‬centimetres long.‭ ‬Total length about‭ ‬3‭ ‬meters long.
Known locations: Russia.
Time period: Capitanian of the Permian.
Fossil representation: Several individuals including skulls and almost complete post cranial remains.

       A close relative to the fearsome Anteosaurus from South Africa,‭ ‬Doliosauriscus would have been a key predator in Russia during the Permian.

Further reading
-‭ ‬Les Dinocephales rapaces de la faune d’Ischeevo.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Trudy Paleontologischeskoso Instituta,‭ ‬Akademyia Nauk SSSR,‭ ‬v.‭ ‬71,‭ ‬p.‭ ‬1-114.‭ ‬-‭ ‬J.‭ ‬A.‭ ‬Orlov‭ ‬-‭ ‬1958.



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