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Named By: M. MacDougall & R. R. Reisz in 2014
Time Period: Early Permian, Kungurian
Location: USA, Oklahoma - Garber Formation
Size: Unavailable
Diet: Herbivore
Fossil(s): Partial skull and post cranial remains
Classification: | Chordata | Parareptilia | Procolophonomorpha | Nyctiphruretidae |

Abyssomedon (meaning "Guardian of the Abyss") is an extinct genus of a nyctiphruretid parareptile known from the late Early Permian (Kungurian age) Garber Formation of Comanche County, Oklahoma, south-central United States. It contains a single species, Abyssomedon williamsi, which represents the third known nyctiphruretid species, the oldest species of the family and the first to be discovered in North America.

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