(IrajŠ Damiani Pinto’s beast).
Named By: A. G. Martinelli, J. F. Bonaparte, C. L. Schultz & R. Rubert - 2005.
Classification: Chordata, Synapsida, Therapsida, Cynodontia, Trithelodontidae.
Species: I. hernandezi (type).
Known locations: Brazil - Caturrita Formation.
Time period: Late Triassic.
Fossil representation: Partial remains including two jaw bones, humerus, femur and teeth.
Irajatherium is a genus of cynodont that lived in South America during the Triassic.
- A new tritheledontid (Therapsida, Eucynodontia) from the Late Triassic of Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil) and its phylogenetic relationships among carnivorous non-mammalian eucynodonts. - Ameghiniana 42(1):191-208. - A. G. Martinelli, J. F. Bonaparte, C. L. Schultz & R. Rubert - 2005.