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Named By: J. F. Bonaparte, M. B. Soares & C. L. Schultz in 2006
Time Period: Middle Triassic
Location: Brazil - Santa Maria Formation
Size: Preserved skull length 44 millimetres
Diet: Carnivore
Fossil(s): Partial skull
Classification: | Chordata | Synapsida | Therapsida | Cynodontia | Brasilodontidae |

Protheriodon is an extinct genus of cynodont which existed in Brazil during the middle Triassic period. It contains the species Protheriodon estudianti.

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