Name: Montirictus.
Phonetic: Mon-te-rik-tuss.
Named By: H.‭ ‬Matsuoka,‭ ‬N.‭ ‬Kusuhashi‭ & ‬I.‭ ‬J.‭ ‬Corfe‭ ‬-‭ ‬2016.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Synapsida,‭ ‬Therapsida,‭ ‬Cynodontia,‭ ‬Tritylodontidae.
Species: M.‭ ‬kuwajimaensis‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Herbivore.
Size: Unknown.
Known locations: Japan‭ ‬-‭ ‬Kuwajima Formation.
Time period: Valanginian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Teeth.

       Montirictus is a genus of tritylodontid cynodont that lived in what is now Japan during the early Cretaceous.‭

Further reading
-‭ ‬A new Early Cretaceous tritylodontid‭ (‬Synapsida,‭ ‬Cynodontia,‭ ‬Mammaliamorpha‭) ‬from the Kuwajima Formation‭ (‬Tetori Group‭) ‬of central Japan.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology‭ ‬36‭(‬4‭)‬.‭ ‬H.‭ ‬Matsuoka,‭ ‬N.‭ ‬Kusuhashi‭ & ‬I.‭ ‬J.‭ ‬Corfe‭ ‬-‭ ‬2016.


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