Named By: Leonid P. Tatarinov - 1974.
Classification: Chordata, Synapsida, Therapsida, Therocephalia, Bauriidae, Nothogomphodontinae.
Species: N. danilovi (type), N. sanjiaoensis.
Size: Unknown due to lack of remains.
Known locations: China. Russia.
Time period: Early Triassic.
Fossil representation: Partial skulls and jaws.
is a genus of therapsid
that lived in Asia during the Early Triassic.
Nothogomphodon is notable for the presence of
shearing sectorial teeth
that are more commonly seen in cynodonts. These teeth would have given
Nothogomphodon a large advantage in chewing through
- New discoveries from the Sinokannemeyeria-Shansisuchus Assemblage Zone: 2. A new species of Nothogomphodon (Therapsida: Therocephalia) from the Ermaying Formation of Shanxi, China. - Johannesburg, South Africa: Evolutionary Studies Institute, University of the Witwatersrand: 123–132. - Liu Jun & Fernando Abdala - 2015.