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Australothyris

Animal species

Australothyris is an extinct genus of basal procolophonomorph parareptile known from the Middle Permian of Tapinocephalus Assemblage Zone, South Africa. It was first named by Sean P. Modesto, Diane M. Scott, and Robert R. Reisz in 2009. The type and only known species is Australothyris smithi.