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Re: dinodontasauras



>Our local dino place (Harvard Musuem of Comparative Zoology)
>has a skeleton of the above (possibly with a different spelling!).
>However, I can't find a reference to it in any of our dinosaur/prehistoric
>animals books.  Does it have another name?

Dinodontosaurus is a genus of dicynodont, a weird bunch of two-toothed
beaked therapsids ("mammal-like reptiles") hanging around in the
Permo-Triassic.

                                
Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.                                   
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