Name: Mitredon.
Phonetic: My-ter-don.
Named By: M.‭ ‬D.‭ ‬Shapiro‭ & ‬F.‭ ‬A.‭ ‬Jenkins‭ ‬-‭ ‬2001.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Mammalia,‭ ‬Synapsida,‭ ‬Therapsida,‭ ‬Cynodontia,‭ ‬Eucynodontia,‭ ‬Trithelodontidae.
Species: M.‭ ‬cromptoni‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Carnivore‭?
Size: Unavailable.
Known locations: Greenland‭ ‬-‭ ‬Fleming Fjord Formation,‭ ‬ěrsted Dal Member.
Time period: Rhaetian of the Triassic.
Fossil representation: Partial remains.

       Mitredon is a genus of cynodont that lived in what is now Greenland during the late Triassic.

Further reading
-‭ ‬A cynodont from the Upper Triassic of East Greenland:‭ ‬tooth replacement and double-rootedness.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology‭ ‬156:49-58.‭ ‬-‭ ‬M.‭ ‬D.‭ ‬Shapiro‭ & ‬F.‭ ‬A.‭ ‬Jenkins‭ ‬-‭ ‬2001.


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