Parahenodus

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Parahenodus
Temporal range: Carnian–Norian
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An artist's illustration of Parahenodus atancensis
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Parahenodus
Type species
Parahenodus atancensis
De Miguel Chaves, Ortega & Pérez‐García, 2018

Parahenodus is an extinct henodontidae placodont only known from a skull, described in 2018.[1] The skull, named and described as Parahenodus atancensis, was discovered in Upper Triassic rock in Spain. It was the sister taxon to Henodus.

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  1. Carlos de Miguel Chaves; Francisco Ortega; Adán Pérez‐García (2018). "A new placodont from the Upper Triassic of Spain provides new insights on the acquisition of the specialized skull of Henodontidae". Papers in Palaeontology. Online edition. doi:10.1002/spp2.1218.