Bridetherium

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Bridetherium
Temporal range: Early Jurassic
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Order: Therapsida
Suborder: Cynodontia
Genus: Bridetherium
Clemens, 2011
Species:
B. dorisae
Binomial name
Bridetherium dorisae
Clemens, 2011

Bridetherium is an extinct genus of morganucodontan from Early Jurassic deposits of southern Wales, United Kingdom. Bridetherium is known from some isolated upper and lower molariform. It was collected in the Pant Quarry, Vale of Glamorgan. It was first named by William A. Clemens in 2011 and the type species is Bridetherium dorisae.[1] The species name is in honour of early mammal paleontologist Doris Mary Kermack.

References[edit]

  1. ^ William A. Clemens (2011). "New morganucodontans from an Early Jurassic fissure filling in Wales (United Kingdom)". Palaeontology. 54 (5): 1139–1156. doi:10.1111/j.1475-4983.2011.01094.x.