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meaning: "Biarma crocodile"
Named By: Tchudinov in 1960
Time Period: Wordian, 267 Ma
Location: Russia, Perm region
Size: 1.5-2 meters long
Diet: unavailable
Fossil(s): Several partial skeletons
Classification: | Chordata | Synapsida | Therapsida | Biarmosuchia | Biarmosuchidae |
Also known as: | Biarmosaurus antecessor | Biarmosuchus antecessor | Biarmosuchus tagax | Chthomaloporus lenocinator | Eotitanosuchus olsoni | Ivantosaurus ensifer |

Biarmosuchus is an extinct genus of biarmosuchian therapsid that lived around 267 mya during the Middle Permian period.Biarmosuchus was discovered in the Perm region of Russia. The first specimen was found in channel sandstone that was deposited by flood waters originating from the young Ural mountains.

Read more about Biarmosuchus at Wikipedia
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