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Description Machairodus is a genus of large machairodontine saber-toothed cats that lived in Europe, Asia, Africa and North America from the late Miocene to theMiddle Pleistocene. It is the animal from which the family Machairodontidae gets its name and has since become a wastebasket taxon over the years as many genera of sabertooth cat have been and are still occasionally lumped into it. Machairodus was about 2 metres long and […]

Description Lystrosaurus is herbivorous genus of Late Permian and Early Triassic Period dicynodont therapsids, which lived around 250 million years ago in what is now Antarctica, India, and South Africa. Four to six species are currently recognized, although from the 1930s to 1970s the number of species was thought to be much higher. They ranged in size from a small dog to 2.5 meters long. Lystrosaurus was a dicynodont therapsid, […]

Information Lotosaurus is an extinct genus of sail-backed poposauroid known from Hunan Province of central China. Lotosaurus is known from the holotype IVPP V 4881 (or possibly V 4880), articulated well-preserved skeleton, and from the referred specimens IVPP V 48013, skull, articulated and disarticulated skeletal remains of at least ten individuals, all came from a […]