Name: Kranosaura.
Phonetic: Kray-no-sore-ah.
Named By: D.‭ ‬J.‭ ‬Nesbitt,‭ ‬M.‭ ‬R.‭ ‬Stocker,‭ ‬S.‭ ‬Chatterjee,‭ ‬J.‭ ‬R.‭ ‬Horner‭ & ‬M.‭ ‬B.‭ ‬Goodwin‭ ‬-‭ ‬2021.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Diapsida,‭ ‬Archosauromorpha,‭ ‬Archosauriformes,‭ ‬Protopyknosia.
Species: K.‭ ‬kuttyi‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Unknown.
Size: Unknown.
Known locations: India‭ ‬-‭ ‬Maleri Formation.
Time period: Late Triassic.
Fossil representation: Partial skull.

       Kranosaura is a genus of archosauromorph that is thought to‭ ‬have been similar to the genus Triopticus in that Kranosaura also had a skull formed to create a dome shape.‭ ‬This dome structure would have been similar in form to the pachycephalosaurid dinosaurs that lived much later during the Cretaceous.‭ ‬Unfortunately at the time of writing not much more is known about Kranosaura.

Further reading
-‭ ‬A remarkable group of thick-headed Triassic Period archosauromorphs with a wide,‭ ‬possibly Pangean distribution.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Journal of Anatomy‭ ‬-‭ ‬D.‭ ‬J.‭ ‬Nesbitt,‭ ‬M.‭ ‬R.‭ ‬Stocker,‭ ‬S.‭ ‬Chatterjee,‭ ‬J.‭ ‬R.‭ ‬Horner‭ & ‬M.‭ ‬B.‭ ‬Goodwin‭ ‬-‭ ‬2021.


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