Name: Pentasaurus.
Phonetic: Pen-tah-sore-us.
Named By: C.‭ ‬F.‭ ‬Kammerer‭ ‬-‭ ‬2018.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Synapsida,‭ ‬Therapsida,‭ ‬Stahleckeriidae.
Species: P.‭ ‬goggai‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Herbivore.
Size: Unknown due to lack of remains.
Known locations: South Africa‭ ‬-‭ ‬Lower Elliot Formation.
Time period: Triassic.
Fossil representation: Partial remains.

       Pentasaurus is a genus of dicynodont that lived in South Africa during the Triassic.‭ ‬Pentasaurus should not be confused with the dinosaur Pentaceratops.

Further reading
-‭ ‬The first skeletal evidence of a dicynodont from the lower Elliot Formation of South Africa.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Palaeontologia africana‭ ‬52:102-128.‭ ‬-‭ ‬C.‭ ‬F.‭ ‬Kammerer‭ ‬-‭ ‬2018.


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