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meaning: "Best pestle tooth"
Named By: Thomas Henry Huxley in 1859
Time Period: Late Triassic, 231-216 Ma
Location: Confirmed from Argentina, Brazil, India, Scotland. Possibly also from Canada and the USA
Size: Around 1.3 meters long
Diet: Herbivore
Fossil(s): Multiple specimens
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Rhynchosauria | Hyperodapedontidae | Hyperodapedontinae |
Also known as: | Cephalonia lotziana | Macrocephalosaurus mariensis | Paradapedon huxleyi | Scaphonyx africanus | Scaphonyx australis | Scaphonyx fischeri | Scaphonyx sanjuanensis | Stenometopon taylori |

Hyperodapedon is a genus of rhynchosaur (a beaked, archosaur-like reptile) from the late Triassic period (Carnian stage).

Read more about Hyperodapedon at Wikipedia
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