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Temporal range: Middle Permian, Capitanian
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Clade: Parareptilia
Order: Millerosauria
Family: Millerettidae
Genus: Broomia
Watson, 1914
Type species
Broomia perplexa
Watson, 1914[1]

Broomia is an extinct genus of millerettid parareptile from the Middle Permian (Capitanian stage) of South Africa.[2] It was originally described by D. M. S. Watson.[1]


  1. ^ a b Watson, D.M.S. (1914). "Broomia perplexa, gen. et sp. nov. a fossil reptile from South Africa". Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. 1914: 995–1010. 
  2. ^ Marcello Ruta; Juan C. Cisneros; Torsten Liebrect; Linda A. Tsuji; Johannes Muller (2011). "Amniotes through major biological crises: faunal turnover among Parareptiles and the end-Permian mass extinction". Palaeontology. 54 (5): 1117–1137. doi:10.1111/j.1475-4983.2011.01051.x.