Purbeckodon

Purbeckodon
Temporal range: Early Cretaceous, 140 Ma
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Clade: Synapsida
Clade: Therapsida
Clade: Cynodontia
Clade: Mammaliaformes
Order: Morganucodonta (?)
Genus: Purbeckodon
Butler, Sigogneau-Russell & Ensom, 2011
Species:
P. batei
Binomial name
Purbeckodon batei
Butler, Sigogneau-Russell & Ensom, 2011

Purbeckodon is an extinct genus of mammaliaforms, possibly belonging to Morganucodonta, that is known from Early Cretaceous deposits of southeastern Dorset, England. It was collected in the Purbeck Limestone Group of Dorset. It was first named by Percy M. Butler, Denise Sigogneau-Russell and P. C. Ensom in 2011 and the type species is Purbeckodon batei.



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