Sinokannemeyeria

Name: Sinokannemeyeria ‭(‬Chinese Kannemeyeria‭)‬.
Phonetic: Sy-no-kan-ne-mey-re-ah.
Named By: C.-C.‭ ‬Young‭ ‬-‭ ‬1937.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Synapsida,‭ ‬Therapsida,‭ ‬Anomodontia,‭ ‬Dicynodontia,‭ ‬Kannemeyeriidae.
Species: S.‭ ‬pearsoni‭ (‬type‭)‬,‭ ‬S.‭ ‬sanchuanheensis,‭ ‬S.‭ ‬yingchiaoensis.
Diet: Herbivore.
Size: About‭ ‬1.8‭ ‬meters long.
Known locations: China‭ ‬-‭ ‬Ermaying Formation.
Time period: Anisian of the Triassic.
Fossil representation: Several individuals.

       A relative of the genus Kannemeyeria,‭ ‬Sinokannemeyeria was a fairly large herbivore that lived during the Triassic.‭ ‬Two large tusks grew down from the upper jaw,‭ ‬and these were most probably used to dig out plants for eating.

Further reading
-‭ ‬On the Triassic dicynodonts from Shansi.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Bulletin of the Geological Society of China‭ ‬17‭(‬3-4‭)‬:393-41.‭ ‬-‭ ‬C.-C.‭ ‬Young‭ ‬-‭ ‬1937.



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