- Dinnebitodon amarali
- Sues, 1986
- Meaning of generic name
- "Dinnebito Wash (near which the specimens were found) tooth".
- Meaning of specific name
- Named for William W. Amaral of Harvard University, who found the holotype specimen.
- Skull length: ? 15 cm, Length: [not given]
- Holotype (MNA V3222): a crushed snout with upper dentition, left dentary, and associated postcranial remains, mostly still in concretions.
Referred materials: MCZ 8830 (49/78A) (a crushed snout with upper dentition and associated indeterminate fragments), MCZ 8831 (91/78A) (a skull lacking anterior end of the snout and zygomatic arches, tooth-bearing ramus of right dentary, symphyseal portions of two left dentaries, and associated fragments of bone), MCZ 8836 (68/78A) (a fragmentary left dentary, left premaxilla with I1-2, right I2, fragment of right maxilla with two teeth, anterior portion of left jugal, and numerous indeterminate fragments), MNA V3223 (30/78A) (a nearly complete but poorly preserved skull).
- Age and Distribution
- Horizon: Kayenta Formation. Lower Jurassic (Late Sinemurian-Early Plienbaschian).
Locality: Gold Spring, Coconino county, Arizona.
- Therapsida Cynodontia Eucynodontia Cynognathia Tritylodontoidea Tritylodontidae
- Further Reading
- Sues, H.-D. 1986. Dinnebitodon amarali, a new Tritylodontid (Synapsida) from the Early Jurassic of Western North America: Journal of Paleontology, v. 60, n. 3, p. 758-762.