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Named By: Robert Broom in 1923
Time Period: Late Permian
Location: South Africa, Eastern Cape - Balfour Formation
Size: Skull about 20 centimetres long
Diet: Carnivore
Fossil(s): A partial skull that has been distorted by compression
Classification: | Chordata | Synapsida | Therapsida | Biarmosuchia | Burnetiidae |

Burnetia is an extinct genus of biarmosuchian therapsid in the family Burnetiidae, from the Late Permian of South Africa. Burnetia is known so far from a single holotype skull lacking the lower jaws described by South African paleontologist Robert Broom in 1923. Due to erosion and dorsoventral crushing, features of the skull are hard to interpret. Stutural lines are further distorted by the unusual shape of the skull roof, including many bosses and protuberances.

Read more about Burnetia at Wikipedia
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