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Pachydectes elsi Rubidge et al. 2006 (therapsid)

Osteichthyes - Therapsida - Burnetiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 109355

Full reference: B. S. Rubidge, C. A. Sidor, and S. P. Modesto. 2006. A new burnetiamorph (Therapsida: Biarmosuchia) from the Middle Permian of South Africa. Journal of Paleontology 80(4):740-749

Belongs to Pachydectes according to B. S. Rubidge et al. 2006

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: BPI/1/5735, a skull. Its type locality is farm Môrester, Jansenville, which is in a Capitanian fluvial sandstone/mudstone in the Koonap Formation of South Africa.

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