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Eucynodonts

Eucynodonts
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Therapsida
Class: "Reptilia"
Taxon[?]:Eucynodontia
Families
  UNDER CONSTRUCTION
  a number of other families
  Tritylodontidae[?]
  Tritheledontidae[?]
Ref.

Eucynodontia includes the most mammal-like of the "mammal-like reptiles" and all of their descendants; (ie: mammals). The name means 'true dog teeth'. Eucynodonts are first known from fossils of the Lower Triassic, though some specimens have been reported from the earlier Upper Permian.

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(This information has been derived from [1] (http://home.arcor.de/ktdykes/meseucaz.htm) Mesozoic Eucynodonts. As that's my webpage, there are no issues of copyright. Trevor Dykes)



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