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Temporal range: Middle Triassic
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Clade: Synapsida
Order: Therapsida
Clade: Eutheriodontia
Suborder: Cynodontia
Genus: Candelariodon
De Oliveira et al., 2011
Species: † C. barberenai
Binomial name
Candelariodon barberenai
De Oliveira et al., 2011

Candelariodon is an extinct genus of carnivorous cynodont from Middle Triassic deposits of Rio Grande do Sul state, Brazil. Candelariodon is known from a partial mandible having some complete teeth. It was collected from the Santa Maria Formation. It was first named by Téo Veiga De Oliveira, Cesar Leandro Schultz, Marina Bento Soares and Carlos Nunes Rodrigues in 2011 and the type species is Candelariodon barberenai.[1]


  1. ^ Téo Veiga De Oliveira; Cesar Leandro Schultz; Marina Bento Soares; Carlos Nunes Rodrigues (2011). "A new carnivorous cynodont (Synapsida, Therapsida) from the Brazilian Middle Triassic (Santa Maria Formation): Candelariodon barberenai gen. et sp. nov." (PDF). Zootaxa. 3027: 19–28. ISSN 1175-5334. 
Triassic Period
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