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

- extinct clade of anomodonts, an extinct type of non-mammalian therapsid. Dicynodonts were herbivores that typically bore a pair of tusks, hence their name...
- Nyaphulia is an extinct genus of dicynodont therapsid from the middle Permian of South Africa, containing only the type species N. oelofseni. The generic...
- 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 group of therapsids to have survived into the Late Tri****ic, the dicynodonts, becoming extinct towards the end of the period. The last surviving group...
- Placerias (meaning 'broad body') is an extinct genus of dicynodonts that lived during the Carnian to the Norian age of the Tri****ic Period (230–220 million...
- reduced by the Permian–Tri****ic extinction event. Only the therapsid dicynodonts and eutheriodonts (consisting of Therocephalia and Cynodontia) are known...
- Permian and Tri****ic periods. By far the most speciose group are the dicynodonts, a clade of beaked, tusked herbivores. Anomodonts were very diverse during...
- Stahleckeriidae is a family of dicynodont therapsids whose fossils are known from the Tri****ic of North America, South America, Asia and Africa. Below...
- or smoothing, shovel, spade, hoe’) is an extinct genus of herbivorous dicynodont therapsids from the late Permian and Early Tri****ic epochs (around 250...
- (meaning "terrible-toothed lizard") is a genus of dicynodont therapsid. It was medium to large dicynodont of the Tri****ic (with skull up to 40 centimetres...