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Temporal range: Late Triassic
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Clade: Synapsida
Order: Therapsida
Suborder: Cynodontia
Family: Brasilodontidae
Genus: Brasilodon
Type species
Brasilodon tetragonus
Bonaparte, Martinelli, Schultz & Rubert, 2003

Brasilodon ("Brazil tooth") was a genus of cynodont that lived during the Late Triassic. Its length was approximately 12 cm and it weighed 20 grams. It fed on insects, making it an insectivore. Brasilodon was found in Paleorrota (Caturrita Formation), a geopark located in Brazil.[1] [2]

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  1. ^ "Brasilodon quadrangularis". Retrieved 2010-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Univerdidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul". Retrieved 2010-01-31. 

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