Named By: A. G. Kruger, B. S. Rubidge, F. Abdala, E. Gomani Chindebvu & L. L. Jacobs - 2015.
Classification: Chordata, Synapsida, Therapsida, Biarmosuchia, Burnetiamorpha.
Species: L. chiweta (type).
Known locations: Malawi.
Time period: Permian.
Fossil representation: Almost complete skull and lower jaw.
Lende is a genus of biarmosuchian therapsid that lived in Africa during the Permian.
- Lende chiweta, a new therapsid from Malawi, and its influence on burnetiamorph phylogeny and biogeography. - Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 35(6):e1008698. - A. G. Kruger, B. S. Rubidge, F. Abdala, E. Gomani Chindebvu & L. L. Jacobs - 2015.