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meaning: "Early lizard"
Named By: Watson in 1921
Time Period: Capitanian, 266-260 Ma
Location: South Africa
Size: Skull 80 centimetres long. Body length estimated about 5 meters long, possibly larger
Diet: unavailable
Fossil(s): Lots of skulls and some partial post cranial remains
Classification: | Chordata | Synapsida | Therapsida | Dinocephalia | Anteosauroidia | Anteosauridae |

Anteosaurus (meaning "Antaeus reptile") is an extinct genus of large carnivorous synapsid. It lived during the Capitanian epoch of the Middle Permian (266-260 million years ago) in what is now South Africa. They became extinct by the middle Late Permian.

Read more about Anteosaurus at Wikipedia
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