Dinnetherium

Dinnetherium
Temporal range: Sinemurian
~196.5–183 Ma
Scientific classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Clade: Synapsida
Clade: Therapsida
Clade: Cynodontia
Clade: Mammaliaformes
Order: Morganucodonta
Family: Megazostrodontidae
Genus: Dinnetherium
Jenkins, Crompton & Downs, 1983
Species:
D. nezorum
Binomial name
Dinnetherium nezorum
Jenkins, Crompton & Downs, 1983

Dinnetherium is an extinct genus of morganucodont mammaliaform that is part of the monotypic order Dinnetheria and is also part of the monotypic family Dinnetheriidae. The type species, D. nezorum, was named in 1983. It was discovered in a Sinemurian layer of the Kayenta Formation, within the Gold Spring Quarry 1, in Arizona. The holotype is MNA V3221, which is a partial right mandible.



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