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Candelaria (reptile)

Candelaria is an extinct genus of owenettid parareptile. It was the first procolomorph discovered in the Santa Maria Formation at the geopark of Paleorrota, in the town of Candelária, by Llewellyn Ivor Price in 1942 and described in 1947. The skull and mandibule has been measured at 20 millimetres (0.79 in) in height. It was about 40 centimetres (16 in) long and lived during the Ladinian in the Middle Triassic, from about 242 to 235 million years ago.
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