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New features of the snout and orbit of a therocephalian therapsid from South Africa

  title={New features of the snout and orbit of a therocephalian therapsid from South Africa},
  author={Trond Sigurdsen},
  journal={Acta Palaeontologica Polonica},
  • T. Sigurdsen
  • Published 2006
  • Biology
  • Acta Palaeontologica Polonica
I describe the anterior part of the externally poorly preserved skull of a therocephalian from the Karoo Basin in South Af− rica, using the method of serial grinding. The skull is incomplete, and its estimated length in life is 130 mm. The skull can be assigned to the Akidnognathidae with some confidence. The stratigraphic age of the specimen and its locality are not known, but the surrounding sediment suggests that it may be from the Upper Permian Dicynodon Assemblage Zone. It has five or six… 

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