Otsheria

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Otsheria
Temporal range: Middle Permian, 267 Ma
Otsheria22DB.jpg
Life restoration of Otsheria
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Order: Therapsida
Family: Otsheridae
Genus: Otsheria
Tchudinov, 1960
Species: O. netzvetajevi
Binomial name
Otsheria netzvetajevi
Tchudinov, 1960

Otsheria is an extinct genus of anomodont from the Permian of Russia.[1] Otsheria had a 10 centimetres (3.9 in) long skull.[2]

O. netzvetajevi skull.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Modesto, S. P. & Rybcynski, N. The amniote faunas of the Russian Permian: implications for Late Permian terrestrial vertebrate biogeography. In Benton, M. J.; Shishkin, M. A.; Unwin, D. M.; Kurochkin, E. N. The Age of Dinosaurs in Russia and Mongolia. Cambridge University Press, 2001. 672 p.
  2. ^ "Otsheria netzvetajevi". Palaeocritti. Retrieved 21 December 2014. 

Further reading[edit]

  • The Origin and Evolution of Mammals (Oxford Biology) by T. S. Kemp
  • The Age of Dinosaurs in Russia and Mongolia by Michael J. Benton, Mikhail A. Shishkin, David M. Unwin, and Evgenii N. Kurochkin
  • Origins of the Higher Groups of Tetrapods: Controversy and Consensus by Hans-Peter Schultze and Linda Trueb
  • Reptiles and Herbivory by G.M. King