Definition of Dicynodont. Meaning of Dicynodont. Synonyms of Dicynodont

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Definition of Dicynodont

Dicynodont
Dicynodont Di*cyn"o*dont, n. [Gr. di- = di`s- twice + ? dog + ?, ?, tooth.] (Paleon.) One of a group of extinct reptiles having the jaws armed with a horny beak, as in turtles, and in the genus Dicynodon, supporting also a pair of powerful tusks. Their remains are found in triassic strata of South Africa and India.

Meaning of Dicynodont from wikipedia

- on throughout the Tri****ic before dying out at the end of the period. Dicynodonts were herbivorous animals with two tusks, hence their name, which means...
- Lisowicia is an extinct genus of giant dicynodont synapsid that lived in what is now Poland during the late Norian or earliest Rhaetian age of the Late...
- remaining groups—dicynodonts, therocephalians, and cynodonts—reduced to a handful of species each by the earliest Tri****ic. The dicynodonts, now represented...
- leveling or smoothing, shovel, spade, hoe’) was a herbivorous genus of dicynodont therapsids from the late Permian and Early Tri****ic epochs (around 250...
- by large dicynodonts from the Tri****ic Chañares Formation (Argentina), and a study on their implications for inferring the diet of dicynodonts, is published...
- Acratophorus is an extinct genus of kannemeyeriid dicynodont that lived during the Anisian age of the Middle Tri****ic-aged Río Seco de la Quebrada Formation...
- Dromasauria, and Dicynodontia. Of these, only the dicynodonts survived beyond the Middle Permian. Dicynodonts became the most successful and abundant of all...
- Eodicynodon (eo-, early or primitive, dicynodont) is an extinct genus of dicynodont therapsids, a highly diverse group of herbivorous synapsids that were...
- Stahleckeriidae is a family of dicynodont therapsids whose fossils are known from the Tri****ic of North America, South America, Asia and Africa. Below...
- aetosaurs, ornithosuchids, phytosaurs, and rauisuchians. Rhynchosaurs and dicynodonts survived (at least in some areas) at least as late as early –mid Norian...
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