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#REDIRECT [[Pareiasaurus]]
{{Taxobox
 
|name = ''Pareiasuchus''
 
|fossil_range = {{fossil_range|285|255|[[Permian]]<ref name = PBDB>[http://paleodb.org/cgi-bin/bridge.pl The Paleobiology Database]</ref>}}
 
|domain = [[Eukarya]]
 
|regnum = [[Animalia]]
 
|phylum = [[Chordata]]
 
|subphylum = [[Vertebrata]]
 
|unranked_classis = [[Sauropsida]]
 
|classis = [[Reptilia]]
 
|subclassis = [[Anapsida]]
 
|ordo = [[Procolophonia]]
 
|familia = [[Pareiasauridae]]
 
|genus = '''''Pareiasuchus''''' <small>Broom & Haughton, 1913</small><ref name = PBDB/>
 
|subdivision_ranks = [[Species]]
 
|subdivision =
 
*''P. peringueyi'' (type) <ref name = PBDB/>
 
*''P. nasicornis'' <ref name = PBDB/>
 
}}
 
 
'''''Pareiasuchus''''' was a [[Procolophonia|procolophonid]] from the [[Permian]] time period. It lived in [[South Africa]] and [[Zambia]].<ref name = PBDB/>
 
 
==Ecology==
 
''Pareiasuchus'' was an herbivore.<ref name = PBDB/>
 
 
==Classification==
 
''Pareiasuchus'' was named a [[pareiasaur]] by M.S.Y. Lee in 1997.<ref name = PBDB/>
 
===Scientific classification===
 
(See box on right)
 
===Relatives===
 
{{Main|Pareiasauridae}}
 
* ''[[Arganaceras]]''
 
* ''[[Bradysaurus]]''
 
* ''[[Deltavjatia]]''
 
* ''[[Elginia]]''
 
* ''[[Embrithosaurus]]''
 
* ''[[Nanopareia]]''
 
* ''[[Nochelesaurus]]''
 
* ''[[Pareiasaurus]]''
 
* ''[[Scutosaurus]]''
 
* ''[[Shihtienfenia]]''
 
* ''[[Velosauria]]''
 
 
==External links==
 
*[http://www.jstor.org/pss/30058404 www.jstor.org]
 
 
==References==
 
{{Reflist}}
 
{{Portal|Paleontology}}
 
 
[[Category:Pareiasaurs]]
 
[[Category:Permian reptiles]]
 
[[Category:Prehistoric reptiles of Africa]]
 
 
 
{{permian-reptile-stub}}
 

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