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Charassognathus gracilis Botha et al. 2007 (therapsid)

Osteichthyes - Therapsida

PaleoDB taxon number: 140432

Full reference: J. Botha, F. Abdala, and R. M. H. Smith. 2007. The oldest cynodont: new clues on the origin and early diversification of the Cynodontia. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 149(3):477-492

Belongs to Charassognathus according to J. Botha et al. 2007

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: SAM-PK-K10369, a partial skeleton (complete skull with lower jaw and some cervicals, ribs and limb elements). Its type locality is Willodene Farm, Locality 16, which is in a Wuchiapingian crevasse splay mudstone/siltstone in the Teekloof Formation of South Africa.

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