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meaning: "Dog lizard"
Named By: E. C. Olsen in 1937
Time Period: Late Permian
Location: South Africa
Size: Depending upon species, between 60 and 110 centimetres in length
Diet: Carnivore
Fossil(s): Skulls
Classification: | Chordata | Synapsida | Therapsida | Theriodontia | Gorgonopsia |
Also known as: | Cyniscops | Cyniscopoides | Galerhynchus kitchingi | Tangagorgon |

Cyonosaurus is a genus of gorgonopsian therapsid from the Late Permian of South Africa. Cyonosaurus was 0.6 to 1.1 metres (2 ft 0 in to 3 ft 7 in) in length, with a skull 9 to 18 centimetres (3 1/2 to 7 in) in length. The type species Cyonosaurus longiceps was named in 1937.

Read more about Cyonosaurus at Wikipedia
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