Name: Trithelodon.
Phonetic: Try-fel-o-don.
Named By: Robert Broom‭ ‬-‭ ‬1912.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Synapsida,‭ ‬Therapsida,‭ ‬Cynodontia,‭ ‬Trithelodontidae.
Species: T.‭ ‬riconoi‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Carnivore.
Size: Unavailable.
Known locations: South Africa.‭ ‬Possibly also Ukraine and United Kingdom.
Time period: Lower Jurassic.
Fossil representation: Partial remains.

       Trithelodon is a little known genus of cynodont.

Further reading
- On a new type of cynodont from the Stormberg. - Annals of the South African Museum 7:334-336. - R. Broom - 1912.


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