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Cynognathus
Temporal range: Early – Middle Triassic
Cynognathus NT small
A restoration of Cynognathus crateronotus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
clade: Synapsida
Order: Therapsida
Suborder: Cynodontia
Family: Cynognathidae
Seeley, 1895
Genus: Cynognathus
Seeley, 1895
Species: C. crateronotus
Binomial name
Cynognathus crateronotus
Seeley, 1875

Cynognathus (meaning "dog jaw") is a genus of cynodont therapsid that lived in South Africa, South America, China, and Antarctica during early to middle and late Triassic periods. The only known species in the genus is Cynognathus crateronotus.

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