Name: Mesenosaurus.
Phonetic: Me-sen-o-sore-us.
Named By: Efremov‭ ‬-‭ ‬1938.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Synapsida,‭ ‬Eupelycosauria,‭ ‬Varanopidae,‭ ‬Mycterosaurinae.
Species: M.‭ ‬romeri‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Carnivore.
Size: Holotype roughly about‭ ‬37-38‭ ‬centimetres long.
Known locations: Russia‭ ‬-‭ ‬Krasnoshchel‭' ‬Formation.
Time period: Wordian of the Permian.
Fossil representation: Almost complete.

       Mesenosaurus is a genus of varanopid pelycosaur that lived in Russia during the Permian.

Further reading
-‭ ‬Some new Permian reptiles of the USSR.‭ ‬-Academy of Sciences URSS,‭ ‬C.‭ ‬R.,‭ ‬19:‭ ‬121-126.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Efremov‭ ‬-‭ ‬1938.
-‭ ‬The skull of Mesenosaurus romeri,‭ ‬a small varanopseid‭ (‬Synapsida:‭ ‬Eupelycosauria‭) ‬from the Upper Permian of the Mezen River basin,‭ ‬northern Russia.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Annals of the Carnegie Museum‭ ‬70:‭ ‬113-132.‭ ‬-‭ ‬R.‭ ‬R.‭ ‬Reisz‭ & ‬D.‭ ‬S.‭ ‬Berman‭ ‬-‭ ‬2001.


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