Name: Bullacephalus ‭(‬Boss head‭)‬.
Phonetic: Blu-la-sef-a-lus.
Named By: B.‭ ‬S.‭ ‬Rubidge‭ & ‬J.‭ ‬W.‭ ‬Kitching‭ ‬-‭ ‬2003.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Synapsida,‭ ‬Therapsida,‭ ‬Biarmosuchia,‭ ‬Burnetiidae.
Species: B.‭ ‬jacksoni‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Carnivore.
Size: Skull‭ ‬15‭ ‬centimetres long.‭ ‬Body roughly estimated at about‭ ‬1‭ ‬meter long.
Known locations: South Africa.
Time period: Capitanian of the Permian.
Fossil representation: Almost complete skull and lower jaw.

       Bullacephalus is a genus of biarmosuchian therapsid,‭ ‬and at the time of the genus description is the earliest known appearance of a burnetiid.‭ ‬Bullacephalus is named from a‭ ‬boss-like projection of bone on the skull.

Further reading
-‭ ‬A new burnetiamorph‭ (‬Therapsida:‭ ‬Biarmosuchia‭) ‬from the lower Beaufort Group of South Africa.‭ ‬-‭ ‬B.‭ ‬S.‭ ‬Rubidge‭ & ‬J.‭ ‬W.‭ ‬Kitching‭ ‬-‭ ‬2003.


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