Named By: M. F. Ivakhnenko - 1995.
Classification: Chordata, Synapsida, Therapsida, Biarmosuchia, Microuraniidae.
Species: M. minima (type).
Size: Skull reconstructed to be about 5 centimetres long.
Known locations: Russia.
Time period: Wordian of the Permian.
Fossil representation: Partial skull.
Microurania is a genus of biarmosuchian therapsid that lived in Russia during the Permian. As a biarmosuchian, Microurania is expected to have been a predator, and given the small size of the holotype skull, possibly of smaller vertebrates.
- New primitive therapsids from the Permian of Eastern Europe. - Paleontol. Zh (4), pp. 110–119. - M. F. Ivakhnenko - 1995.