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meaning: "crested nose"
Named By: C. A. Sidor & R. M. H. Smith in 2007
Time Period: Late Permian
Location: South Africa - Teekloof Formation
Size: Reconstructed skull estimates at about 20 centimetres long. Total body length roughly estimated to be about 1 meter long
Diet: Carnivore
Fossil(s): Partial skull
Classification: | Chordata | Synapsida | Therapsida | Biarmosuchia | Burnetiamorpha |

Lophorhinus is an extinct genus of biarmosuchian therapsid from the Late Permian of South Africa. The type species L. willodenensis was named in 2007.

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