Named By: C.-C. Young - 1937.
Classification: Chordata, Synapsida, Therapsida, Anomodontia, Dicynodontia, Kannemeyeriidae.
Species: S. pearsoni (type), S. sanchuanheensis, S. yingchiaoensis.
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.
- On the Triassic dicynodonts from Shansi. - Bulletin of the Geological Society of China 17(3-4):393-41. - C.-C. Young - 1937.