Temporal range: Late Triassic
Fossil of Traversodon sp.. Exhibit in the National Museum of Nature and Science, Tokyo, Japan.
Scientific classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Clade: Synapsida
Clade: Therapsida
Clade: Cynodontia
Family: Traversodontidae
Subfamily: Traversodontinae
Genus: Traversodon
von Huene, 1936
  • T. stahleckeri von Huene, 1936(type)

Traversodon is an extinct genus of cynodonts. It was a relative of the ancestor to modern mammals.

Traversodon lived in what is now South America.


Traversodon stahleckeri was first found by Friedrich von Huene in 1936 in the Geopark of Paleorrota, São Pedro do Sul, Brazil.

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