Restoration of the head of Charassognathus gracilis
|Scientific Name||Charassognathus gracilis|
Charassognathus was a cynodont from the Late Permian period. The only bones found were a crushed skull, incomplete lower jaw, and one leg. They were described in 2007. The name "Charassognathus" means "delicate notched jaw".
- Botha, Abdala & Smith (2007). "The oldest cynodont: new clues on the origin and diversification of the Cynodontia.". Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society (149): 477–492.