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meaning: "Swollen face"
Named By: Langston in 1965
Time Period: Early Permian
Location: USA, New Mexico
Size: Uncertain due to lack of remains, skull aproximately 7 centimetres long
Diet: Probably an insectivore
Fossil(s): Partial skull and limb fragments, from three individuals
Classification: | Chordata | Synapsida | Pelycosauria | Caseasauria | Eothyrididae |

Oedaleops is an extinct genus of caseasaur synapsid from the Early Permian of the southwestern United States. Fossils have been found in the Cutler Formation in New Mexico, which dates back to the Wolfcampian stage of the Early Permian. All remains belong to the single known species Oedaleops campi. Oedaleops was closely related to Eothyris, and both are part of the family Eothyrididae. Like Eothyris, it was probably an insectivore.

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