Riograndia

Name: Riograndia.
Phonetic: Re-o-gran-de-ah.
Named By: J.‭ ‬F.‭ ‬Bonaparte,‭ ‬J.‭ ‬Ferigolo‭ & ‬A.‭ ‬M.‭ ‬Ribeiro‭ ‬-‭ ‬2001.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Synapsida,‭ ‬Therapsida,‭ ‬Cynodontia,‭ ‬Tritheledontidae.
Species: R.‭ ‬guaibensis‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Uncertain.
Size: Unavailable.
Known locations: Brazil‭ ‬-‭ ‬Caturrita Formation.
Time period: Norian of the Triassic.
Fossil representation: Based upon a partial skull,‭ ‬remains of several individuals are now known.

       Riograndia is a genus of cynodont that lived in Brazil during the Triassic.

Further reading
-‭ ‬A primitive Late Triassic‭ '‬ictidosaur‭' ‬from Rio Grande do Sul,‭ ‬Brazil.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Palaeontology‭ ‬44‭(‬4‭)‬:623-635.‭ ‬-‭ ‬J.‭ ‬F.‭ ‬Bonaparte,‭ ‬J.‭ ‬Ferigolo‭ & ‬A.‭ ‬M.‭ ‬Ribeiro‭ ‬-‭ ‬2001.



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