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meaning: "Thick biter"
Named By: B. S. Rubidge, C. A. Sidor & S. P. Modesto in 2006
Time Period: Middle Permian
Location: South Africa - Koonap Formation
Size: Skull about 35 centimetres long, Total length roughly estimated at about 2 meters
Diet: Carnivore
Fossil(s): Partial skull
Classification: | Chordata | Synapsida | Therapsida | Biarmosuchia | Burnetiidae |

Pachydectes is an extinct genus of biarmosuchian therapsid from the Middle Permian of South Africa.

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