Myosaurus

Name: Myosaurus.
Phonetic: My-o-sore-us.
Named By: Haughton‭ ‬-‭ ‬1917.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Synapsida,‭ ‬Therapsida,‭ ‬Dicynodont.
Species: M.‭ ‬gracilis‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Herbivore.
Size: Unavailable.
Known locations: Antarctica‭ ‬-‭ ‬Fremouw Formation.‭ ‬South Africa‭ ‬-‭ ‬Normandien Formation.
Time period: Olenekian of the Triassic.
Fossil representation: Partial remains.

       Myosaurus is a genus of dicynodont that so far seems to have been spread across South Africa and Antarctica,‭ ‬though it should be remembered that back in the early Triassic these locations were much closer together.

Further reading
-‭ ‬Myosaurus gracilis,‭ ‬an Anomodont Reptile from the Lower Triassic of Antarctica and South Africa.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Journal of Paleontology,‭ ‬Vol.‭ ‬55‭ ‬No.‭ ‬2‭ ‬pp.‭ ‬410-424.‭ ‬-‭ ‬W.‭ ‬R.‭ ‬Hammer and J.‭ ‬W.‭ ‬Cosgriff‭ ‬-‭ ‬1981.



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