Brouffia

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Brouffia
Temporal range: Late Carboniferous, 307.1–305 Ma
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Clade: Eureptilia
Genus: Brouffia
Carroll & Baird, 1972
Species: B. orientalis
Binomial name
Brouffia orientalis
Carroll & Baird, 1972

Brouffia is an extinct genus of Late Carboniferous (late Westphalian stage) basal reptile known from Pilsen of Czech Republic. It is known from a single partial skeleton, the holotype ČGH III B.21.C.587 and MP 451 (part and counterpart). It was collected in the Nýřany site from the Nýřany Member of the Kladno Formation. It was first named by was first named by Robert L. Carroll and Donald Baird in 1972 and the type species is Brouffia orientalis.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Robert L. Carroll & Donald Baird (1972). "Carboniferous Stem-Reptiles of the Family Romeriidae". Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology. 143 (5): 321–363.