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meaning: "Ostrich head"
Named By: Sidney H. Haughton in 1915
Time Period: Capitanian, 265-260 Ma
Location: South Africa - Tapinocephalus Assemblage Zone
Size: About 3 meters long, skull about 50 centimetres long
Diet: Herbivore
Fossil(s): Several individuals, including juveniles
Classification: | Chordata | Synapsida | Therapsida | Dinocephalia | Tapinocephalidae |
Also known as: | Moschosaurus | Struthiocephalellus | Struthiocephaloides | Struthionops | Taurocephalus |

Struthiocephalus ("Ostrich Head") is an extinct genus of dinocephalian therapsid from the Permian of South Africa.

Read more about Struthiocephalus at Wikipedia
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