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Australothyris smithi Modesto et al. 2009 (parareptile)

Reptilia - Parareptilia

PaleoDB taxon number: 147935

Full reference: S. P. Modesto, D. M. Scott, and R. R. Reisz. 2009. A new parareptile with temporal fenestration from the Middle Permian of South Africa. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 46(1):9-20

Belongs to Australothyris according to S. P. Modesto et al. 2009

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: SAM-PK-K8302, a partial skeleton (almost complete). Its type locality is Beukesplaas, which is in a Capitanian floodplain mudstone in the Abrahamskraal Formation of South Africa.