The first Whaitsiid (Therocephalia, Theromorpha) from the terminal Permian of eastern Europe

@article{Ivakhnenko2008TheFW,
  title={The first Whaitsiid (Therocephalia, Theromorpha) from the terminal Permian of eastern Europe},
  author={Mf. Ivakhnenko},
  journal={Paleontological Journal},
  year={2008},
  volume={42},
  pages={409-413}
}
  • M. Ivakhnenko
  • Published 24 July 2008
  • Biology
  • Paleontological Journal
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