(Named in honour of O. W. Driver).
Named By: E. C. Olson - 1962.
Classification: Chordata, Synapsida.
Species: D. ponderosa (type).
Size: Roughly estimated about 4 meters long.
Known locations: USA, Texas.
Time period: Kungurian of the Permian.
Fossil representation: Partial skull and post cranial remains.
Driveria is a genus of tapinocephalid dinocephalian synapsid that lived in what is now Texas during the mid Permian. Driveria was named in honour of O. W. Driver, the owner of the ranch where the type remains of Driveria were found.
- Late Permian terrestrial vertebrates, U.S.A. and U.S.S.R. - Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, New Series 52(2):1-224. - E. C. Olson - 1962.