Name: Lanthanostegus.
Phonetic: ‭L‬an-fo-steg-us.
Named By: S.‭ ‬P.‭ ‬Modesto,‭ ‬B.‭ ‬S.‭ ‬Rubidge‭ & ‬J.‭ ‬Welman‭ ‬-‭ ‬2003.
Synonyms: Lanthanocephalus mohoii‭ (‬replaced name‭)‬.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Synapsida.
Species: L.‭ ‬mohoii‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Herbivore.
Size: Unavailable.
Known locations: South Africa‭ ‬-‭ ‬Koonap Formation.
Time period: Capitanian of the Permian.
Fossil representation: Partial remains.

       Lanthanostegus is a genus of synapsid that lived in South Africa during the Permian.

Further reading
-‭ ‬Erratum:‭ ‬A replacement name for Lanthanocephalus Modesto,‭ ‬Rubidge and Welman‭ ‬2002,‭ ‬not Lanthanocephalus Williams and Starmer‭ ‬2000.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences‭ ‬40‭(‬3‭)‬:467.‭ ‬-‭ ‬S.‭ ‬P.‭ ‬Modesto,‭ ‬B.‭ ‬S.‭ ‬Rubidge‭ & ‬J.‭ ‬Welman‭ ‬-‭ ‬2003.


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