Chiniquodontidae

Chiniquodontidae
Temporal range: Middle Triassic - Late Triassic
Restored skeleton of Chiniquodon theotonicus
Scientific classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Clade: Synapsida
Clade: Therapsida
Clade: Cynodontia
Clade: Probainognathia
Superfamily: Chiniquodontoidea
von Huene, 1936
Family: Chiniquodontidae
von Huene, 1936
Genera

Chiniquodontidae is an extinct family of basal probainognathian cynodonts that lived in what is now Africa and South America during the Middle and Late Triassic. It is currently thought to include four valid genera: Aleodon, Chiniquodon, Cromptodon and Riojanodon. Two additional genera (Belesodon and Probelesodon) are usually regarded as junior synonyms of Chiniquodon.



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