Name: Kombuisia.
Phonetic: Kom-bu-se-ah.
Named By: N.‭ ‬Hotton‭ ‬-‭ ‬1974.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Synapsida,‭ ‬Therapsida,‭ ‬Dicynodontia,‭ ‬Kingoriidae.
Species: K.‭ ‬frerensis‭ (‬type‭)‬,‭ ‬K.‭ ‬antarctica.
Diet: Herbivore.
Size: Unavailable.
Known locations: Antarctica.‭ ‬South Africa.
Time period: Induan to Anisian of the Triassic.
Fossil representation: Partial remains.

       Kombuisia is a genus of dicynodont that lived during the Triassic.‭ ‬The first fossil remains of Kombuisia were found in South Africa,‭ ‬but a second species,‭ ‬K.‭ ‬antarctica,‭ ‬has now been discovered on the continent of Antarctica.

Further reading
-‭ ‬A new dicynodont‭ (‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Therapsida‭) ‬from Cynognathus Zone deposits of South Africa.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Annals of the South African Museum‭ ‬64:157-165.‭ ‬-‭ ‬N.‭ ‬Hotton‭ ‬-‭ ‬1974.
-‭ ‬The Triassic dicynodont Kombuisia‭ (‬Synapsida,‭ ‬Anomodontia‭) ‬from Antarctica,‭ ‬a refuge from the terrestrial Permian-Triassic mass extinction.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Naturwissenschaften‭ ‬97:187-196.‭ ‬-‭ ‬J.‭ ‬Fröbisch,‭ ‬K.‭ ‬D.‭ ‬Angielczyk‭ & ‬C.‭ ‬A.‭ ‬Sidor‭ ‬-‭ ‬2010.


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