Named By: C. C. Young - 1940.
Synonyms: B. elegans
Classification: Chordata, Synapsida, Therapsida, Therocephalia, Cynodontia, Tritylodontidae.
Species: B. yunnanense (type), B. magnum.
Known locations: China - Lufeng Formation.
Time period: Hettangian/Sinemurian of the Jurassic.
Fossil representation: Partial remains of at least three individuals.
Bienotherium is a genus of cynodont that lived in China during the early Jurassic.
- Preliminary notes on the Mesozoic mammals of Lufeng, Yunnan, China. - Bulletin of the Geological Survey of China 20:93-111. - C. C. Young - 1940.