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A Permian delta scene, with two carnivorous Dimetrodons in the middle foreground

Introduction and Links

Component families:

Suborder Caesauria
Eothyrididae | Caesidae

Suborder Eupelycosauria
Ophiacodontidae | Varanopseidea | Edaphosauridae | Sphenacodontidae

monograph Review of the Pelycosauria : Geological Society of American Special Papers, No 28 by Alfred S. Romer and Llewellyn I. Price - classic monograph on the Pelycosauria

monograph Pelycosauria, Encylopedia of Paleoherpetology, Part 17A, 1986 - Robert R. Reisz - more upto date, but less cool drawings of each species

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