Named By: Robert Broom - 1938.
Synonyms: Dicynodon moschops.
Classification: Chordata, Synapsida, Therapsida, Dicynodontia.
Species: P. moschops (type).
Known locations: South Africa - Cistecephalus Assemblage other zone.
Time period: Wuchiapingian of the Permian.
Fossil representation: Partial remains of a few individuals.
Originally described as a species of Dicynodon, Pelanomodon was a genus of dicynodont that lived in South Africa during the Permian. The type species of Pelanomodon is P. moschops, which should not be confused with the genus Moschops.
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- Redescription of the geikiid Pelanomodon (Therapsida, Dicynodontia), with a reconsideration of ‘Propelanomodon’. - Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. - C. F. Kammerer, K. D. Angielczyk & J. Fröbisch - 2015.