Named By: N. Hotton - 1974.
Classification: Chordata, Synapsida, Therapsida, Dicynodontia, Kingoriidae.
Species: K. frerensis (type), K. antarctica.
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.
- 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.