Name: Purbeckodon .
Phonetic: Pur-beck-o-don.
Named By: P.‭ ‬M.‭ ‬Butler,‭ ‬D.‭ ‬Sigogneau-Russell‭ & ‬P.‭ ‬C.‭ ‬Ensom‭ ‬-‭ ‬2012.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Therapsida,‭ ‬Cynodontia,‭ ‬Mammaliaformes,‭ ‬Morganucodonta.
Species: P.‭ ‬batei‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: ‬Inesctivore.
Size: Unavailable.
Known locations: England,‭ ‬Dorset.‭
Time period: Berriasian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Remains of at least one individual.

       Purbeckodon is a genus of mammaliaform that lived in the early Cretaceous.‭ ‬Mammaliformes like Purbeckodon were mammal-like but were not quite true mammals.‭ ‬Regardless,‭ ‬Purbeckodon would have still resembled a small rodent in terms of physical appearance.

Further reading
-‭ ‬Possible persistence of the morganucodontans in the Lower Cretaceous Purbeck Limestone Group‭ (‬Dorset,‭ ‬England‭)‬.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Cretaceous Research‭ ‬33:135-145‭ ‬-‭ ‬P.‭ ‬M.‭ ‬Butler,‭ ‬D.‭ ‬Sigogneau-Russell‭ & ‬P.‭ ‬C.‭ ‬Ensom‭ ‬-‭ ‬2012.


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