Wetlugasaurus

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Wetlugasaurus
Temporal range: Early Triassic
Wetlugasaurus BW.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Superclass: Tetrapoda
Class: Amphibia
Order: Temnospondyli
Superfamily: Capitosauroidea
Family: Capitosauridae
Genus: Wetlugasaurus
Riabinin, 1930
Species
  • W. angustifrons Riabinin, 1930 (type)
  • W. malachovi Novikov, 1990
  • W. samarensis Sennikov, 1981

Wetlugasaurus is an extinct genus of temnospondyl amphibian from the Early Triassic of northern Russia and Greenland.[1] It had a skull 22 cm long and reached a total length of 1 metre.[2]

Part of mandible of Wetlugasaurus samarensis

References[edit]

  • The Age of Dinosaurs in Russia and Mongolia by Michael J. Benton, Mikhail A. Shishkin, David M. Unwin, and Evgenii N. Kurochkin. p. 35-59.
  • Bibliography Of Fossil Vertebrates 1934-1938 by C. I. Camp