Name: Opisthodontosaurus.
Phonetic: O-pis-fo-dont-o-sor-us.
Named By: R.‭ ‬R.‭ ‬Reisz,‭ ‬A.‭ ‬R.‭ ‬H.‭ ‬LeBlanc,‭ ‬C.‭ ‬A.‭ ‬Sidor,‭ ‬D.‭ ‬Scott‭ & ‬W.‭ ‬May‭ ‬-‭ ‬2015.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Captorhinidae.
Species: O.‭ ‬carrolli‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Insectivore‭?
Size: Unavailable.
Known locations: USA,‭ ‬Oklahoma‭ ‬-‭ ‬Garber Formation.
Time period: Early Permian.
Fossil representation: Articulated skeletons of several individuals.

       Opisthodontosaurus is a genus of captorhinid reptile that lived in what is now Oklahoma during the Permian.

Further reading
-‭ ‬A new captorhinid reptile from the Lower Permian of Oklahoma showing remarkable dental and mandibular convergence with microsaurian tetrapods.‭ ‬-‭ ‬The Science of Nature‭ ‬102‭(‬9-10‭)‬:50.‭ ‬-‭ ‬R.‭ ‬R.‭ ‬Reisz,‭ ‬A.‭ ‬R.‭ ‬H.‭ ‬LeBlanc,‭ ‬C.‭ ‬A.‭ ‬Sidor,‭ ‬D.‭ ‬Scott‭ & ‬W.‭ ‬May‭ ‬-‭ ‬2015.


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