Irajatherium

Name: Irajatherium ‭(‬IrajŠ Damiani Pinto’s beast‭)‬.
Phonetic: E-rah-jah-fe-re-um.
Named By: A.‭ ‬G.‭ ‬Martinelli,‭ ‬J.‭ ‬F.‭ ‬Bonaparte,‭ ‬C.‭ ‬L.‭ ‬Schultz‭ & ‬R.‭ ‬Rubert‭ ‬-‭ ‬2005.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Synapsida,‭ ‬Therapsida,‭ ‬Cynodontia,‭ ‬Trithelodontidae.
Species: I.‭ ‬hernandezi‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Uncertain.
Size: Uncertain.
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.

Further reading
-‭ ‬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.



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