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Temporal range: Upper Triassic
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Order: Therapsida
Suborder: Cynodontia
Family: Tritheledontidae
Genus: Elliotherium
Sidor, 2006

Elliotherium is an extinct genus of cynodonts which existed in South Africa during the upper Triassic period. The type species is Elliotherium kersteni.[1]


  1. ^ Sidor, C.A. & Hancox, P.J. (2006). "Elliotherium kersteni, a new tritheledontid from the Lower Elliot Formation (Upper Triassic) of South Africa". Journal of Paleontology. 80 (2): 333–342. doi:10.1666/0022-3360(2006)080[0333:EKANTF]2.0.CO;2.