Name: Lemurosaurus ‭(‬Lemur lizard‭)‬.
Phonetic: Le-mu-roe-sore-us.
Named By: Robert Broom‭ ‬-‭ ‬1949.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Synapsida,‭ ‬Therapsida,‭ ‬Biarmosuchia,‭ ‬Burnetiamorpha.
Species: L.‭ ‬pricei‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Carnivore.
Size: Skull‭ ‬10‭ ‬centimetres long,‭ ‬total body size unknown.
Known locations: South Africa‭ ‬-‭ ‬Middleton Formation,‭ ‬Balfour Formation.
Time period: Wuchiapingian of the Permian.
Fossil representation: Skull remains of two individuals.

       Lemurosaurus is a genus of biarmosuchian therapsid that lived in South Africa during the late Cretaceous.‭ ‬Although Lemurosaurus lived during the late Permian,‭ ‬the genus is still noted as being primitive in form.

Further reading
-‭ ‬New fossil reptile genera from the Bernard Price Collection.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Annals of the Transvaal Museum‭ ‬21‭ (‬1‭)‬:‭ ‬187‭–‬194.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Robert Broom‭ ‬-‭ ‬1949.
-‭ ‬A second specimen of Lemurosaurus pricei‭ (‬Therapsida:‭ ‬Burnetiamorpha‭)‬.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology‭ ‬23‭ (‬3‭)‬:‭ ‬631‭–‬642.‭ ‬-‭ ‬C.‭ ‬A.‭ ‬Sidor‭ & ‬J.‭ ‬Welman‭ ‬-‭ ‬2003.


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