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meaning: "thick jaw"
Named By: K. Gao & Z. Cheng in 1999
Time Period: Early Cretaceous, 106.9 Ma
Location: China -Doushan Formation. Japan
Size: Unavailable
Diet: Carnivore
Fossil(s): Partial remains of at least two individuals
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Scincomorpha |

Pachygenys ("thick jaw") is a genus of scincomorphan lepidosaur from the Lower Cretaceous of Japan. Its name is composed of the Greek words pakhus pachys ("thick") and genus genys ("jaw").

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