Burnetiidae

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Burnetiidae
Temporal range: Middle - Late Permian
Proburnetia BW.jpg
Life restoration of Proburnetia viatkensis, a burnetiid from the Late Permian of Russia
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Order: Therapsida
Suborder: Biarmosuchia
Clade: Burnetiamorpha
Family: Burnetiidae
Broom, 1923
Subgroups
Burnetia mirabilis head

Burnetiidae is an extinct family of biarmosuchian therapsids that lived in the Permian Period of South Africa and Russia. It contains Bullacephalus, Burnetia, Niuksenitia, Paraburnetia and Proburnetia.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Smith, R.M.H.; Rubidge, B.S.; Sidor, C.A. (2006). "A new burnetiid (Therapsida: Biarmosuchia) from the Upper Permian of South Africa and its biogeographic implications". Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 26 (2): 331–343. doi:10.1671/0272-4634(2006)26[331:ANBTBF]2.0.CO;2.