Oudenodon

Name: Oudenodon.
Phonetic: Oo-den-o-don.
Named By: Bain‭ ‬-‭ ‬1856.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Therapsida,‭ ‬Dicynodontia,‭ ‬Oudenodontidae.
Species: O.‭ ‬bainii,‭ ‬O.‭ ‬grandis,‭ ‬O.‭ ‬greyii,‭ ‬O.‭ ‬luangwensis,‭ ‬O.‭ ‬prognathus,‭ ‬O.‭ ‬sakamenensis.
Diet: Herbivore.
Size: Detail unavailable.
Known locations: India‭ ‬-‭ ‬Kundaram Formation.‭ ‬South Africa‭ ‬-‭ ‬Teekloof Formation.
Time period: Capitanian/Wuchiapingian of the Permian.
Fossil representation: Several individuals.

       Oudenodon is a genus of dincynodont from the late Permian that seems to have been quite generalised in its overall development.

Further reading
-‭ ‬On some reptilian fossils from South Africa.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London‭ ‬16‭(‬1‭)‬:49-62.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Richard Owen‭ ‬-‭ ‬1859.
-‭ ‬An Interactive Approach to Distinguishing the late Permian Dicynodont Species Oudenodon bainii and Tropidostoma microtrema‭ (‬Therapsida:‭ ‬Anomodontia‭)‬.‭ ‬Palaeontology vol‭ ‬50‭ ‬issue‭ ‬5‭ ‬-‭ ‬J.‭ ‬Bootha‭ & ‬K.‭ ‬D.‭ ‬Angielczyk‭ ‬-‭ ‬2007.
-‭ ‬Comparative feeding biomechanics of Lystrosaurus and the generalized dicynodont Oudenodon.‭ ‬-‭ ‬S.‭ ‬C.‭ ‬Jasinoski,‭ ‬E.‭ ‬J.‭ ‬Rayfield‭ & ‬A.‭ ‬Chinsamy‭ ‬-‭ ‬2009.



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