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meaning: "Before the end"
Named By: Ricahrd Owen in 1876
Time Period: Late Permian-Late Triassic
Location: Antarctica - Fremouw Formation, Brazil - Sanga do Cabral Formation, and South Africa - Katberg Formation, Normandien Formation
Size: Up to about 30 centimetres long
Diet: Herbivore
Fossil(s): Many individuals
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Procolophonomorpha | Procolophonidae |
Also known as: | Procolophon baini | Procolophon cuneiceps | Procolophon griersoni | Procolophon laticeps | Procolophon minor | Procolophon platyrhinus | Procolophon sphenorhinus |

Procolophon was a genus of lizard-like procolophonid reptiles with at least eight species that persisted through the Permian-Triassic extinction event, but became extinct in the later Triassic.

Read more about Procolophon at Wikipedia
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