Articles | Volume 18, issue 1
Foss. Rec., 18, 43–55, 2015
Foss. Rec., 18, 43–55, 2015

Research article 22 Jan 2015

Research article | 22 Jan 2015

Redescription of Digalodon rubidgei, an emydopoid dicynodont (Therapsida, Anomodontia) from the Late Permian of South Africa

C. F. Kammerer et al.

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An overlooked taxon of Late Permian dicynodont, Digalodon, is redescribed. Based on new specimens, we recognize Digalodon as a valid taxon that fills an important gap in the record of latest Permian small-bodied herbivores.