Dinodontosaurus

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Dinodontosaurus
Temporal range: Middle Triassic–Late Triassic
Dinodontosaurus skeleton UFRGS.jpg
Mounted Dinodontosaurus skeleton
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Synapsida
Order: Therapsida
Suborder: Anomodontia
Infraorder: Dicynodontia
Family: Kannemeyeriidae
Genus: Dinodontosaurus
Tupi Caldas, 1936
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Dinodontosaurus (meaning "terrible-toothed lizard") is a genus of dicynodont therapsid. It was one of the largest herbivores of the Triassic (about 8 feet (2.4 m) long and weighing a few hundred pounds) and had a beak corneum. It lived in the Middle Triassic but disappeared in the Upper Triassic.

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D. turpior juveniles
Restorationof D. turpior

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