Named By: C. F. Kammerer - 2019.
Classification: Chordata, Therapsida, Dicynodontia, Kingoriidae.
Species: T. imperforatus (type).
Size: Skull 8.6 centimetres long.
Known locations: South Africa.
Time period: Late Permian.
Fossil representation: Skull and mandible.
is a genus of dicynodont
that lived in Africa during the late Permian.
The skull of Thliptosaurus lacked teeth and also
seems to have
lacked the large tusks that are typical in many other dicynodont genera.
- A new dicynodont (Anomodontia: Emydopoidea) from the terminal Permian of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. - Palaeontologia africana 53:179-191. - C. F. Kammerer - 2019.