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meaning: "Dawn bear face"
Named By: S. H. Haughton in 1929
Time Period: Middle Permian, Capitanian
Location: South Africa
Size: Skull 13 centimetres long. Length possibly around the 50 centimetre mark
Diet: Carnivore
Fossil(s): Skull
Classification: | Chordata | Synapsida | Therapsida | Gorgonopsidae |

Eriphostoma is an extinct genus of gorgonopsian therapsid known from the Middle Permian (middle Capitanian stage) of Tapinocephalus Assemblage Zone, South Africa. It was first named by Robert Broom in 1911 and the type species is Eriphostoma microdon. A revision of Eriphostoma by Kammerer (2013) found it to represent the earliest known gorgonopsian.

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