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meaning: "Capture nose"
Named By: Edward Drinker Cope 1895
Time Period: Cisuralian, 280-270.6 Ma
Location: USA, Oklahoma, Texas
Size: Up to 80 centimetres long
Diet: unavailable
Fossil(s): Known from hundreds of specimens
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Amniota | Captorhinida | Captorhinidae |

Captorhinus is an extinct genus of captorhinid reptiles that lived during the Permian period. Its remains are known from North America, Europe, India and Africa.

Read more about Captorhinus at Wikipedia
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