A new large cynodont from the Late Permian (Lopingian) of the South African Karoo Basin and its phylogenetic significance

@article{Abdala2019ANL,
  title={A new large cynodont from the Late Permian (Lopingian) of the South African Karoo Basin and its phylogenetic significance},
  author={Fernando Abdala and Leandro C. Gaetano and Roger M. H. Smith and Bruce S. Rubidge},
  journal={Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society},
  year={2019}
}
The Karoo Basin of South Africa has the best global record of Lopingian (Late Permian) non-mammaliaform cynodonts, currently represented by five species. We describe Vetusodon elikhulu gen. et sp. nov., documented by four specimens from the Daptocephalus Assemblage Zone. With a basal skull length of ~18 cm, it is the largest Lopingian cynodont and is also larger than Induan representatives of the group. Vetusodon elikhulu has a cranial morphology that departs notably from that previously… 
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