Irajatherium

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Irajatherium
Temporal range: Late Triassic
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Synapsida
Order: Therapsida
Suborder: Cynodontia
Infraorder: Eucynodontia
Family: Trithelodontidae
Genus: Irajatherium
Species
  • Irajatherium Hernandezi

Irajatherium is a genus known only by the species Irajatherium hernadezi. (Martinelli, 2005).[1] It's named in honor of Irajá Damiani Pinto.

Species[edit]

Irajatherium hernadezi is a species known only by a humerus, a femur, two jaws and an upper arch incomplete, has the upper canine teeth after pills across and the post-mandibular canines with a more developed central cusp, followed by three smaller ones. Was collected in the municipality of Faxinal do Soturno in Paleorrota, Brazil.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Martinelli, A.G., Bonaparte, J.F., Schultz, C.L. and Rubert, R. (2005). "A new tritheledontid (Therapsid, Eucynodontia) from the Late Triassic Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil) and its phylogenetic relatinoships among carnivorous non-mammalian eucynodonts". Ameghiniana 42 (1): 191–208. 
  2. ^ Revista Ciência Hoje

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