Turfanodon bogdaensis Sun 1973 (dicynodont)

Osteichthyes - Therapsida

Alternative combination: Dicynodon bogdaensis

Synonyms: Dicynodon magnus Owen 1876, Dicynodon sunanensis Li et al. 2000, Striodon magnus Sun 1978

Full reference: A.-l. Sun. 1973. [Permo-Triassic dicynodonts from Turfan, Sinkiang]. Reports of Paleontological Expedition to Sinkiang (I): Permo-Triassic Vertebrate Fossils of Turfan Basin. Memoirs of the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology Academia Sinica 10:53-68

Belongs to Turfanodon according to C. F. Kammerer et al. 2011

See also King 1988, Li and Sun 2008 and Sun 1973

Sister taxa: none

Type specimens:

  • Turfanodon bogdaensis: IVPP V.3241, a skull. Its type locality is Taoshuyuan, which is in a Changhsingian terrestrial horizon in the Guodikeng Formation of China.
  • Dicynodon sunanensis: IGCAGS V 296, a partial skull. Its type locality is Lugou, which is in a Lopingian terrestrial horizon in the Sunan Formation of China.
  • Striodon magnus: IVPP V4694, a partial skull (Partial skull). Its type locality is Dongxiaolongkou, which is in a Changhsingian terrestrial horizon in the Guodikeng Formation of China.

Ecology: herbivore

Distribution: found only at Taoshuyuan

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