these pages were written some years ago. I am not planning to update them. For a more current coverage, see the Palaeos website
(to which many links on these pages point to anyway. More info here
late Permian period
illustration © Doug Henderson
Introduction to the Therapsida - diversity and evolutionary relationships
Four Horned Face - the first Therapsid (Tetraceratops)
miscellanous ancestral types - the Biarmosuchia and Phthinosuchia
Giant Dawn Crocodiles - the Eotitanosuchia
"Terrible heads" - the mighty
Master herbivores - the Anomodonts
On the road to mammals - the adaptable Theriodonts
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page uploaded 10 November 1999. Reposted and last modified 1 September 2005, links updated 16 January 2010