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meaning: "After a fictional character"
Named By: Guillermo W. Rougier, Sebastian Apesteguia & Leandro C. Gaetano in 2011
Time Period: Late Cretaceous, 99.6-96 Ma
Location: Argentina - Candeleros Formation
Size: Uncertain due to incomplete remains, but estimated to be several centimetres long
Diet: Insectivore
Fossil(s): Two partial skulls and mandibles (lower jaw bones)
Classification: | Chordata | Mammalia | Dryolestoidea | Meridiolestida |

Cronopio is an extinct genus of dryolestoid mammals known from the Rio Negro region of Argentina.

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