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meaning: "Chinese murderer"
Named By: Z. Cheng & S. Ji in 1996
Time Period: Middle Permian, 270 Ma
Location: China - Xidagou Formation
Size: Skull about 35 centimetres long, total body length about 2 meters long
Diet: Carnivore
Fossil(s): Partial skull
Classification: | Chordata | Synapsida | Therapsida | Dinocephalia | Anteosauridae | Anteosaurinae |
Also known as: | Stenocybus acidentatus |

Sinophoneus is an extinct genus of dinocephalian therapsid in the family Anteosauridae. A single fossilized skull (GMV 1601) has been found from the Middle Permian Xidagou Formation of China.

Read more about Sinophoneus at Wikipedia
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