Name: Ianthodon ‭(‬Iantha tooth‭)‬.
Phonetic: E-an-fo-don.
Named By: R.‭ ‬A.‭ ‬Kissel‭ & ‬R.‭ ‬R.‭ ‬Reisz‭ ‬-‭ ‬2004.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Synapsida,‭ ‬Pelycosauria.
Species: I.‭ ‬schultzei‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Uncertain/Carnivore.
Size: Unavailable.
Known locations: USA,‭ ‬Kansas‭ ‬-‭ ‬Stanton Formation.
Time period: Kasimovian of the Carboniferous.
Fossil representation: Partial remains.

       Ianthodon is a genus of pelycosaur that lived in North America during the Carboniferous.‭ ‬Care should be taken not to confuse Ianthodon with the similarly named Ianthasaurus.

Further reading
-‭ ‬Synapsid fauna of the Upper Pennsylvanian Rock Lake Shale near Garnett,‭ ‬Kansas and the diversity pattern of early amniotes.‭ ‬Recent Advances in the Origin and Early Radiation of Vertebrates.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Verlag Dr.‭ ‬Friedrich Pfeil,‭ ‬Munich‭ ‬409-428.‭ ‬-‭ ‬R.‭ ‬A.‭ ‬Kissel‭ & ‬R.‭ ‬R.‭ ‬Reisz‭ ‬-‭ ‬2004.
- New information on the cranial and postcranial anatomy of the early synapsid Ianthodon schultzei (Sphenacomorpha: Sphenacodontia), and its evolutionary significance. - F. Spindler, Diane Scott & Robert reisz - 2014.


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