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Named By: van Hoepen in 1934
Time Period: Late Permian
Location: South Africa
Size: Unavailable
Diet: Herbivore
Fossil(s): Skull and partial post cranial remains
Classification: | Chordata | Synapsida | Therapsida |

Daptocephalus is an extinct genus of non-mammalian synapsid anomodont dicynodont, it which was found in Late Permian strata, in a biozone known precisely for the presence of fossils of this dicynodont, the Daptocephalus Zone, in the Karoo Basin in South Africa. It may also represent an amphibian.

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