Name: Sauroscaptor ‭(‬lizard digger‭)‬.
Phonetic: Sore-o-scap-tor.
Named By: C.‭ ‬F.‭ ‬Kammerer,‭ ‬S.‭ ‬Bandyopadhyay‭ ‬& S.‭ ‬Ray‭ ‬-‭ ‬2016.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Therapsida,‭ ‬Dicynodontia,‭ ‬Cistecephalidae.
Species: S.‭ ‬tharavati‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Herbivore.
Size: Unavailable.
Known locations: India‭ ‬-‭ ‬Kundaram Formation.
Time period: Late Permian.
Fossil representation: ‭P‬artial remains.

       Sauroscaptor is a genus of burrowing dicynodont that lived in India during the late Permian.

Further reading
-‭ ‬A new Taxon of Cistecephalid Dicynodont from the Upper Permian Kundaram Formation of India.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Papers in Palaeontology‭ ‬1-16.‭ ‬-‭ ‬C.‭ ‬F.‭ ‬Kammerer,‭ ‬S.‭ ‬Bandyopadhyay & S.‭ ‬Ray‭ ‬-‭ ‬2016.


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