Name: Supradapedon.
Phonetic: Su-pra-dap-e-don.
Named By: Sankar Chatterjee‭ ‬-‭ ‬1980.
Synonyms: Scaphonyx stockleyi.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Archosauromorpha,‭ ‬Rhynchosauria,‭ ‬Hyperodapedontidae,‭ ‬Hyperodapedontinae.
Species: S.‭ ‬stockleyi‭ (‬type‭).
Diet: Herbivore.
Size: Unavailable.
Known locations: Tanzania.
Time period: Triassic.
Fossil representation: Partial remains.

       Supradapedon is a little known genus of rhynchosaur that lived in Tanzania during the Triassic.‭ ‬A study published in‭ ‬2000‭ ‬made the suggestion that Supradapedon should be synonymised with Hyperodepedon,‭ ‬but later studies since this time continue to list Supradapedon as a distinct genus.

Further reading
-‭ ‬A note on some rhyncosaurian remains from Tanganyika territory.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Annals of South Africa Museum‭ ‬42‭ (‬1‭)‬:‭ ‬1‭–‬4.‭ ‬-‭ ‬D.‭ ‬D.‭ ‬Boonstra‭ ‬-‭ ‬1953.
-‭ ‬The evolution of Rhyncosaurs.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Mémoires de la Société Géologique de France‭ ‬139:‭ ‬57‭–‬65.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Sankar Chatterjee‭ ‬-‭ ‬1980.
-‭ ‬The phylogenetic position of Isalorhynchus genovefae,‭ ‬a Late Triassic rhynchosaur from Madagascar.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Annales de Paléontologie‭ ‬86‭ (‬2‭)‬:‭ ‬101‭–‬127.‭ ‬-‭ ‬M.‭ ‬Langer,‭ ‬M.‭ ‬Boniface,‭ ‬G.‭ ‬Cuny‭ & ‬L.‭ ‬Barbieri‭ ‬-‭ ‬2000.


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