Author's note: these pages were written some years ago. I am not planning to update them. For a more current coverage, see the link to palaeos com Palaeos website (to which many links on these pages point to anyway. More info here


link to palaeos com 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 Dinocephalia
Master herbivores - the Anomodonts
On the road to mammals - the adaptable Theriodonts
Therapsid links

link to palaeos com Permian Period link to palaeos com Triassic period Wikipedia link Reptilia link to palaeos com Theropsida

Kheper index page
Palaeo index page

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