Name: Eomurruna ‭(‬dawn murruna‭)‬.
Phonetic: E-oh-muh-ru-nah.
Named By: Tim Hamley,‭ ‬Juan Cisneros‭ & ‬Ross Damiani‭ ‬-‭ ‬2020.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Parareptilia,‭ ‬Procolophonomorpha,‭ ‬Procolophonidae,‭ ‬Theledectinae.
Species: E.‭ ‬yurrgensis‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Herbivore‭?‬/Omnivore‭?
Size: Holotype estimated to be about‭ ‬17.5‭ ‬centimetres long.
Known locations: Australia,‭ ‬Queensland‭ ‬-‭ ‬Arcadia Formation.
Time period: Induan–Olenekian of the Triassic.
Fossil representation: Almost complete skeleton still articulated.

       Eomurruna is a genus of procolophonid parareptile that lived in Australia during the late Triassic.‭ ‬The tooth pattern of Eomurruna shows no collision of the teeth,‭ ‬which is a trait seen in other procolophonids that are thought to‭ ‬have been herbivorous.‭ ‬Even as a plant eater however,‭ ‬there is still a possibility that Eomurruna may have also taken occasional insects as food.

Further reading
-‭ ‬A procolophonid reptile from the Lower Triassic of Australia.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Tim Hamley,‭ ‬Juan Cisneros‭ & ‬Ross Damiani‭ ‬-‭ ‬2020.


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