Name: Vivaxosaurus.
Phonetic: Ve-vax-o-sore-us.
Named By: N.‭ ‬N.‭ ‬Kalandadze & A.‭ ‬A.‭ ‬Kurkin‭ ‬-‭ ‬2000.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Synapsida,‭ ‬Therapsida,‭ ‬Anomodontia,‭ ‬Dicynodontia.
Species: V.‭ ‬permirus‭ (‬type‭)‬,‭ ‬V.‭ ‬trautscholdi.
Diet: Herbivore.
Size: Rough about‭ ‬1.5‭ ‬meters long.
Known locations: Russia.
Time period: Late Permian.
Fossil representation: Partial remains.

       Vivaxosaurus is a genus of dicynodont that lived in Russia during the late Permian.‭ ‬As with relative genera,‭ ‬Vivaxosaurus would have been a quadrupedal herbivore,‭ ‬using two enlarged tusks in the upper jaw to dig out plants.

Further reading
-‭ ‬A new Permian dicynodont and the question of the origin of the Kannemeyeroidae.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Paleontological Journal‭ ‬34‭(‬6‭)‬:642-649.‭ ‬-‭ ‬N.‭ ‬N.‭ ‬Kalandadze & A.‭ ‬A.‭ ‬Kurkin‭ ‬-‭ ‬2000.
-‭ ‬A comprehensive taxonomic revision of Dicynodon‭ (‬Therapsida,‭ ‬Anomodontia‭) ‬and its implications for dicynodont phylogeny,‭ ‬biogeography,‭ ‬and biostratigraphy.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology‭ ‬31‭(‬Sup.‭ ‬to‭ ‬6‭)‬:1-158.‭ ‬C.‭ ‬F.‭ ‬Kammerer,‭ ‬K.‭ ‬D.‭ ‬Angielczyk‭ & ‬J.‭ ‬Frobisch‭ ‬-‭ ‬2011.


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