Name: Kalaallitkigun.
Phonetic: Ka-larl-li-ke-gun.
Named By: T.‭ ‬Sulej,‭ ‬G.‭ ‬Krzesiński,‭ ‬M.‭ ‬Tałanda,‭ ‬A.‭ ‬S.‭ ‬Wolniewicz,‭ ‬B.‭ ‬Błażejowski,‭ ‬N.‭ ‬Bonde,‭ ‬P.‭ ‬Gutowski,‭ ‬M.‭ ‬Sienkiewicz‭ & ‬G.‭ ‬Niedźwiedzki‭ ‬-‭ ‬2020.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Therapsida,‭ ‬Cynodontia,‭ ‬Haramiyida.
Species: K.‭ ‬jenkinsi‭ (‬type‭).
Diet: Uncertain.
Size: Unavailable due to lack of remains.
Known locations: Greenland‭ ‬-‭ ‬Fleming Fjord Formation.
Time period: Late Triassic.
Fossil representation: ‭ ‬Partial dentary including premolar and molar teeth.

       Kalaallitkigun is a genus of cynodont that lived in Greenland during the Triassic.‭ ‬At the time of its description Kalaallitkigun is known only from a partial lower jaw bone and a premolar and molar‭ ‬tooth.‭ ‬The teeth structure of the molar suggests that Kalaallitkigun was intermediate in its development lying somewhere between more primitive and more advanced cynodonts.‭ ‬The molar of Kalaallitkigun also suggests a feeding strategy more akin to grinding,‭ ‬though it is unknown for certain what Kalaallitkigun ate.‭ ‬The development may suggests a greater degree of herbivory,‭ ‬or at least been omnivorous,‭ ‬but again,‭ ‬certainty is hard to establish.

Further reading
-‭ ‬The earliest-known mammaliaform fossil from Greenland sheds light on origin of mammals.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.‭ ‬117‭ (‬43‭)‬:‭ ‬26861‭–‬26867.‭ ‬-‭ ‬T.‭ ‬Sulej,‭ ‬G.‭ ‬Krzesiński,‭ ‬M.‭ ‬Tałanda,‭ ‬A.‭ ‬S.‭ ‬Wolniewicz,‭ ‬B.‭ ‬Błażejowski,‭ ‬N.‭ ‬Bonde,‭ ‬P.‭ ‬Gutowski,‭ ‬M.‭ ‬Sienkiewicz‭ & ‬G.‭ ‬Niedźwiedzki‭ ‬-‭ ‬2020.


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