Dicynodontoides recurvidens Owen 1876 (dicynodont)

Osteichthyes - Therapsida - Kingoriidae

Alternative combinations: Dicynodon recurvidens, Kingoria recurvidens

Synonyms: Dicynodon clarencei Broom 1950, Dicynodon duvenhagei Broom 1948, Dicynodon gracilis Broom 1901, Dicynodon howardi Broom 1948, Dicynodontoides parringtoni Broom 1940, Kingoria duvenhagei Broom 1948, Kingoria gracilis Broom 1901, Kingoria howardi Broom 1948, Udenodon gracilis Broom 1901

Full reference: R. Owen. 1876. Descriptive and Illustrated catalogue of the Fossil Reptilia of South Africa in the Collection of the British Museum of Natural History.

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

See also Angielczyk et al. 2009, Brink 1986, Broom 1901, Broom 1913, Broom 1940, Broom 1948, Broom 1950, Cluver and Hotton 1981, King 1988 and Owen 1876

Sister taxon: Dicynodontoides nowacki

Type specimens:

  • Dicynodontoides recurvidens: BMNH 47091, a skull. Its type locality is Fort Beaufort, which is in a Wuchiapingian/Changhsingian terrestrial horizon in South Africa.
  • Dicynodon clarencei: RC 97, a skull. Its type locality is Hanover, which is in a Wuchiapingian terrestrial horizon in South Africa.
  • Dicynodontoides parringtoni: RC 45, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Bethesda Road Area, which is in a Wuchiapingian/Changhsingian terrestrial horizon in South Africa.
  • Kingoria duvenhagei: RC 64, a partial skull.
  • Kingoria gracilis: SAM-PK-590, a skull.
  • Kingoria howardi: RC 83, a skull. Its type locality is Riversdale, Graaff-Reinet, which is in a Wuchiapingian terrestrial siliciclastic in South Africa.

Ecology: herbivore

Distribution:

• Triassic of South Africa (1 collection)

• Permian of South Africa (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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