Name: Ictidosuchoides.
Phonetic: Ik-te-o-soo-koy-dees.
Named By: Robert Broom‭ ‬-‭ ‬1931.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Synapsida,‭ ‬Therapsida,‭ ‬Therocephalia,‭ ‬Scylacosauria,‭ ‬Eutherocephalia,‭ ‬Ictidosuchidae.
Species: I.‭ ‬longiceps,‭ ‬I.‭ ‬rubidgei.
Diet: Carnivore.
Size: Roughly about‭ ‬1.2‭ ‬meters long.
Known locations: South Africa.
Time period: Late Permian to early Triassic.
Fossil representation: Several individuals.

       Ictidosuchoides is a genus of therocephalian therapsid that is known to have lived at the time of the great Permian extinction.‭ ‬Ictidosuchoides is known to have survived this event,‭ ‬however the genus seems to have disappeared not long after,‭ ‬suggesting that while Ictidosuchoides survived the main extinction,‭ ‬the event still took its toll upon the genus.

Further reading
-‭ ‬The recovery of terrestrial vertebrate diversity in the South African Karoo Basin after the End-Permian extinction and it disappeared completely soon after.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Comptes Rendus Palevol‭ ‬4:555‭–‬568.‭ ‬-‭ ‬2005.
-‭ ‬Abrupt and gradual extinction among Late Permian land vertebrates in the Karoo Basin,‭ ‬South Africa.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Science‭ ‬307:709‭–‬714.‭ ‬-‭ ‬P.‭ ‬D.‭ ‬Ward,‭ ‬J.‭ ‬Botha,‭ ‬R.‭ ‬Buick,‭ ‬M.‭ ‬O.‭ ‬De Kock,‭ ‬D.‭ ‬H.‭ ‬Erwin,‭ ‬G.‭ ‬Garrison,‭ ‬J.‭ ‬L.‭ ‬Kirschvink‭ & ‬R.‭ ‬Smith‭ ‬-‭ ‬2005.
-‭ ‬The postcranial description of Ictidosuchoides‭ (‬Therapsida:‭ ‬Therocephalia:‭ ‬Baurioidea‭)‬.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Annals of the Ditsong National Museum of Natural History vol‭ ‬3,‭ ‬pp1-10‭ ‬-‭ ‬Heidi Fourie‭ ‬-‭ ‬2013.


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