Temporal range: Middle Triassic, Anisian
Mesodapedon is an extinct genus of hyperodapedontid rhynchosaur from middle Triassic (Anisian stage) deposits of India. It is known from the holotype ISIR-300 and from the paratype ISIR-301 from the Yerrapalli Formation. It was first named by Sankar Chatterjee in 1980 and the type species is Mesodapedon kuttyi. It is extremely closely related to the Tanzanian Stenaulorhynchus and even was considered to be its synonym.
- Sankar Chatterjee (1980). "The evolution of Rhyncosaurs". Mémoires de la Société Géologique de France 139: 57–65.
- David M. Dilkes (1998). "The Early Triassic rhynchosaur Mesosuchus browni and the interrelationships of basal archosauromorph reptiles". Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Series B 353: 501–541. doi:10.1098/rstb.1998.0225.
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