Polistodon

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Polistodon
Temporal range: Bajocian/Callovian, 171.6–161.2 Ma
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Order: Therapsida
Suborder: Cynodontia
Family: Tritylodontidae
Genus: Polistodon
He & Cai, 1984
Type species
Polistodon chuannanensis
He & Cai, 1984

Polistodon is an extinct genus of tritylodonts from the Bajocian or Callovian (Middle Jurassic) of China.[1] The type specimen is a single skull from the Xiashaximiao Formation.[1] It may be a species of the genus Stereognathus.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Fossilworks. "Polistodon." Retrieved from
  2. ^ Averianov, A.O.; Martin, T.; Lopatin, A.V.; Schultz, J.A.; Skutschas, P.P.; Rico, S.; Krasnolutskii, S.A. (2017). "A tritylodontid synapsid from the Middle Jurassic of Siberia and the taxonomy of derived tritylodontids". Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. in press (5): e1363767. doi:10.1080/02724634.2017.1363767.