Syodon

Name: Syodon ‭(‬with tooth‭)‬.
Phonetic: Sy-oh-don.
Named By: Kutorga‭ ‬-‭ ‬1838.
Synonyms: Cliorhizodon orenburgensis,‭ ‬Deuterosaurus biarmicus,‭ ‬Deuterosaurus seeleyi,‭ ‬Cliorhizodon efremovi,‭ ‬Syodon gusevi,‭ ‬Notosyodon gusevi.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Therapsida,‭ ‬Dinocephalia,‭ ‬Anteosauridae,‭ ‬Syodontinae.
Species: S.‭ ‬biarmicum‭ (‬type‭)‬,‭ ‬S.‭ ‬efremovi‭?
Diet: Carnivore.
Size: About‭ ‬1.2‭ ‬meters long.
Known locations: Russia.
Time period: Mid Permian.
Fossil representation: Skulls and some partial post cranial remains.

       Syodon is a genus of anteosaurid dinocephalin therapsids.‭ ‬Individuals of Syodon would have been predators of other Permian era vertebrates.‭ ‬Although the species S.‭ ‬efremovi is often listed,‭ ‬it is often considered to be a synonym of the type species S.‭ ‬biarmicum.



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