Protuberum

Name: Protuberum.
Phonetic: Pro-tu-beh-rum.
Named By: M.‭ ‬Reichel,‭ ‬C.‭ ‬L.‭ ‬Schultz‭ & ‬M.‭ ‬B.‭ ‬Soares‭ ‬-‭ ‬2009.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Synapsida,‭ ‬Therapsida,‭ ‬Cynodontia,‭ ‬Traversodontidae,‭ ‬Gomphodontosuchinae.
Species: P.‭ ‬cabralensis‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Uncertain.
Size: Unavailable.
Known locations: Brazil‭ ‬-‭ ‬Santa Maria Formation.
Time period: Ladinian of the Triassic.
Fossil representation: Skull‭ ‬and partial post cranial skeleton.

       Protuberum is a genus of cynodont that lived in South America during the Triassic.

Further reading
-‭ ‬A new traversodontid cynodont‭ (‬Therapsida,‭ ‬Eucynodontia‭) ‬from the Middle Triassic Santa Maria Formation of Rio Grande do Sul,‭ ‬Brazil.‭ ‬Palaeontology‭ ‬52:229-250.‭ ‬-‭ ‬M.‭ ‬Reichel,‭ ‬C.‭ ‬L.‭ ‬Schultz‭ & ‬M.‭ ‬B.‭ ‬Soares‭ ‬-‭ ‬2009.



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