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meaning: "From Seymour"
Named By: White in 1939
Time Period: Early Permian,
Location: USA, Texas, Utah. Germany
Size: 60 centimetres long
Diet: Carnivore
Fossil(s): Numerous well preserved specimens, including two laying side by side
Classification: | Chordata | Tetrapoda | Amphibia | Labyrinthodontia | Reptiliomorpha | Seymouriamorpha | Seymouriidae |

Seymouria was a reptile-like tetrapod from the early Permian of North America and Europe (approximately 280 to 270 million years ago). It was small, only 2 ft (60 cm) long. Seymouria was well adapted to life on land, with many reptilian features--so many, in fact, that it was first thought to be a primitive reptile.

Read more about Seymouria at Wikipedia
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