Bienotherium yunnanense Young 1940 (therapsid)

Osteichthyes - Therapsida - Tritylodontidae

Synonyms: Bienotherium elegans Young 1940, Oligokyphus sinensis Young 1974

Full reference: C.-C. Young. 1940. Preliminary notes on the Lufeng vertebrate fossils. Bulletin of the Geological Society of China 20(3-4):235-239

Belongs to Bienotherium according to J. Li and A. Sun 2008

See also Hopson and Kitching 1972, Luo and Wu 1994, Young 1940, Young 1940 and Young 1947

Sister taxa: Bienotherium magnum, Bienotherium minor

Type specimens:

  • Bienotherium yunnanense: IVPP VI, a skull. Its type locality is Tachung, Lufeng, which is in a Hettangian terrestrial mudstone in the Lufeng Formation of China.
  • Bienotherium elegans: IVPP V2, a skull. Its type locality is Shawan, Lufeng, which is in a Hettangian terrestrial sandstone in the Lufeng Formation of China.
  • Oligokyphus sinensis: IVPP V 4009, a mandible.

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Jurassic of China (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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