Prozostrodon

Name: Prozostrodon.
Phonetic: Pro-zos-tro-don.
Named By: J.‭ ‬F.‭ ‬Bonaparte‭ & ‬M.‭ ‬C.‭ ‬Barberena‭ ‬-‭ ‬2001.
Synonyms: ‭T‬hrinaxodon brasiliensis.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Synapsida,‭ ‬Therapsida,‭ ‬Cynodontia.
Species: P.‭ ‬brasiliensis‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Carnivore.
Size: Skull‭ ‬6.7‭ ‬centimetres long.
Known locations: Brazil‭ ‬-‭ ‬Santa Maria Formation.
Time period: Carnian of the Triassic.
Fossil representation: Skull.

       First described as a species of Thrinaxodon,‭ ‬Prozostrodon is a genus of cynodont that used to live in South America during the Triassic.

Further reading
-‭ ‬On two advanced carnivorous cynodonts from the Late Triassic of Southern Brazil.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology‭ ‬156:59-80.‭ ‬-‭ ‬J.‭ ‬F.‭ ‬Bonaparte‭ & ‬M.‭ ‬C.‭ ‬Barberena‭ ‬-‭ ‬2001.



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