Definition of Theriodontia. Meaning of Theriodontia. Synonyms of Theriodontia

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Definition of Theriodontia

Theriodontia
Theriodontia The`ri*o*don"ti*a, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ? (dim. of ? a beast) + ?, ?, a tooth.] (Paleon.) An extinct order of reptiles found in the Permian and Triassic formations in South Africa. In some respects they resembled carnivorous mammals. Called also Theromorpha. Note: They had biconcave vertebr[ae], ambulatory limbs, and a well-developed pelvis and shoulder girdle. Some of the species had large maxillary teeth. The head somewhat resembled that of a turtle. The Dicynodont is one of the best-known examples. See Dicynodont.

Meaning of Theriodontia from wikipedia

- The theriodonts or Theriodontia ("the ones with beast teeth", referring to more mammal-like teeth) are a major group of therapsids. They can be defined...
- Pristerodontidae FamilyShanisiodontidae FamilyStahleckeriidae Theriodontia * SuborderGorgonopsia FamilyGorgonopsidae Eutheriodontia Suborder...
- meaning the "True Theriodontia". Within Hopson's system, the Eutheriodontia are the sister group of the Gorgonopsia within the Theriodontia. A close relationship...
- Family Pristerodontidae Family Shansiodontidae Family Stahleckeriidae Theriodontia Gorgonopsia Therocephalia Cynodontia Diviniidae Mammalia Procynosuchidae...
- often cl****ified alongside therocephalians and cynodonts as members of Theriodontia, but this is debated. The taxonomy and internal phylogenetic relationships...
- (1966) ****igned Cynodontia to Theriodonta, Colbert and Kitching (1977) to Theriodontia, and Rubridge and Sidor (2001) to Eutheriodontia. William King Gregory...
- carnivorous therocephalians from the Tapinocephalus ****emblage Zone of South Africa. List of therapsids http://www.paleofile.com/Theriodontia/Tamboeria.asp...
- evolution of mammals p.55 http://dinosaurs.about.com/od/predinosaurreptiles/p/pristerognathus.htm http://www.paleofile.com/Theriodontia/Pristerognathus.asp...
- and relationships of the South African gorgonopsian Arctops (Therapsida, Theriodontia)". Papers in Palaeontology. 3 (4): 583–611. doi:10.1002/spp2.1094....
- lineage including Mammalia and successively more basal clades such as Theriodontia, Therapsida and Sphenacodontia: Most uncertainty in the phylogeny of...
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