A new species of Dimetrodon (Synapsida: Sphenacodontidae) from the Lower Permian of Germany records first occurrence of genus outside of North America

@article{Berman2001ANS,
  title={A new species of Dimetrodon (Synapsida: Sphenacodontidae) from the Lower Permian of Germany records first occurrence of genus outside of North America},
  author={D. S. Berman and R. Reisz and T. Martens and A. C. Henrici},
  journal={Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences},
  year={2001},
  volume={38},
  pages={803-812}
}
A new species of the sphenacodontid synapsid Dimetrodon , D . teutonis , is described on the basis of a single, adult specimen consisting of a large portion of the presacral vertebral column. The holotype was collected from the Lower Permian Tambach Formation, lowermost formational unit of the Upper Rotliegend, of the Bromacker quarry locality in the midregion of the Thuringian Forest near Gotha, central Germany. This is the first record of the genus outside of North America and, therefore… Expand

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