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meaning: "Before dog crocodile"
Named By: Robert Broom in 1938
Time Period: Wuchiapingian, 260.4-253.8 Ma
Location: Africa, including South Africa and Zambia. Europe, Germany
Size: 60 centimetres long
Diet: Piscivore
Fossil(s): Several specimens
Classification: | Chordata | Synapsida | Therapsida | Cynodontia | Procynosuchidae |
Also known as: | Cyrbasiodon | Parathrinaxodon |

Procynosuchus (Greek: "Before dog crocodile") was a cynodont from the Late Permian. It is considered to be one of the earliest and most basal cynodonts. Remains of Procynosuchus have been found in Germany, Zambia and South Africa. It was 60 cm (2 ft) long.

Read more about Procynosuchus at Wikipedia
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