Name: Pelanomodon.
Phonetic: Pel-an-o-mo-don.
Named By: Robert Broom‭ ‬-‭ ‬1938.
Synonyms: Dicynodon moschops.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Synapsida,‭ ‬Therapsida,‭ ‬Dicynodontia.
Species: P.‭ ‬moschops‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Herbivore.
Size: Unavailable.
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.

Further reading
-‭ ‬A comprehensive taxonomic revision of Dicynodon‭ (‬Therapsida,‭ ‬Anomodontia‭) ‬and its implications for dicynodont phylogeny,‭ ‬biogeography,‭ ‬and biostratigraphy.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology‭ ‬31,‭ ‬Suppl.‭ ‬1:‭ ‬1‭–‬158‭ ‬-‭ ‬C.‭ ‬F.‭ ‬Kammerer,‭ ‬K.‭ ‬D.‭ ‬Angielczyk‭ & ‬J.‭ ‬Fröbisch‭ ‬-‭ ‬2011.
-‭ ‬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.


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