Name: Platycraniellus.
Phonetic: Plat-e-cran-e-el-lus.
Named By: van Hoepen‭ ‬-‭ ‬1917.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Synapsida,‭ ‬Therapsida,‭ ‬Cynodontia.
Species: P.‭ ‬elegans‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Carnivore‭?
Size: Unavailable.
Known locations: South Africa‭ ‬-‭ ‬Normandien Formation.
Time period: Early Triassic.
Fossil representation: Partial remains.

       Platycraniellus is a genus of therapsid that lived in South Africa‭ ‬during the early Triassic.

Further reading
-‭ ‬Redescription of Platycraniellus elegans‭ (‬Therapsida,‭ ‬Cynodontia‭) ‬from the lower Triassic of South Africa,‭ ‬and the cladistic relationships of eutheriodonts.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Palaeontology col‭ ‬50,‭ ‬issue‭ ‬3‭ ‬pp‭ ‬591-618.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Fernando Abdala‭ ‬-‭ ‬2007.


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