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Temporal range: Late Permian
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Order: Therapsida
Infraorder: Dicynodontia
Family: Lystrosauridae
Genus: Basilodon
Kammerer et al., 2011
Type species
B. woodwardi
(Broom, 1921)

Basilodon is an extinct genus of dicynodont therapsid.[1] The type species B. woodwardi was originally named in 1921 as Dicynodon woodwardi.


  1. ^ Kammerer, C.F.; Angielczyk, K.D.; Fröbisch, J. (2011). "A comprehensive taxonomic revision of Dicynodon (Therapsida, Anomodontia) and its implications for dicynodont phylogeny, biogeography, and biostratigraphy". Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 31 (Suppl. 1): 1–158. doi:10.1080/02724634.2011.627074.