Name: Paraburnetia ‭(‬near Burnetia‭)‬.
Phonetic: Pah-rah-bur-ne-cha.
Named By: R.‭ ‬M.‭ ‬H.‭ ‬Smith,‭ ‬B.‭ ‬S.‭ ‬Rubidge‭ & ‬C.‭ ‬A.‭ ‬Sidor‭ ‬-‭ ‬2006.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Synapsida,‭ ‬Therapsida,‭ ‬Biarmosuchia,‭ ‬Burnetiidae.
Species: P.‭ ‬sneeubergensis‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Carnivore.
Size: Skull‭ ‬17.5‭ ‬centimetres long Body roughly about‭ ‬1-1.2‭ ‬meters long.
Known locations: South Africa‭ ‬-‭ ‬Teekloof Formation.
Time period: Wuchiapingian of the Permian.
Fossil representation: Complete skull and lower jaw.

       Paraburnetia is a genus of biarmosuchian therapsid that lived in South Africa during the Late Permian.‭ ‬The name Paraburnetia means‭ ‘‬near Burnetia‭’‬,‭ ‬a reference to the similarity of this genus to Burnetia.‭

Further reading
-‭ ‬A new burnetiid‭ (‬Therapsida:‭ ‬Biarmosuchia‭) ‬from the Upper Permian of South Africa and its biogeographic implications.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology‭ ‬26:331-343.‭ ‬-‭ ‬R.‭ ‬M.‭ ‬H.‭ ‬Smith,‭ ‬B.‭ ‬S.‭ ‬Rubidge‭ & ‬C.‭ ‬A.‭ ‬Sidor‭ ‬-‭ ‬2006.


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