Name: Trochosaurus.
Phonetic: Tro-ko-sore-us.
Named By: Haughton‭ ‬1915.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Synapsida,‭ ‬Therapsida,‭ ‬Therocephalia,‭ ‬Trochosuchidae.
Species: T.‭ ‬acutus‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Carnivore.
Size: Unavailable.
Known locations: South Africa.
Time period: Permian.
Fossil representation: Partial remains.

       Trochosaurus is a genus of trochosuchian therocephalian therapsid that lived in South Africa during the Permian.

Further reading
- A revision of the reptiles of the Karroo. - Annals of the South African Museum 7(6):361-366. - R. Broom - 1913.


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