Garjainia

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Garjainia
Temporal range: Early Triassic, Olenekian
Garjainia madib mandible.png
Mandible elements of G. madiba
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Family: Erythrosuchidae
Genus: Garjainia
Otschev, 1958
Species
  • Garjainia prima Otschev, 1958 (type)
  • Garjainia madiba Gower et al., 2014
Synonyms

Garjainia is an extinct genus of archosauromorph reptile. It was approximately 1.50–2 m (5–6 ft 8 in) long.

Restoration of G. madiba

Sources[edit]

  • Gower, D.J., Ochev, V.G. The Age of Dinosaurs in Russia and Mongolia, s. 145-147. (link).
  • Ochev, V.G. Materials to the Tetrapod History at the Paleozoic-Mesozoic Boundary. 2004. (http://www.sgu.ru/institutes/geology/docs/Ochev_2004.pdf).
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  • David Gower. The tarsus of erythrosuchid archosaurs, and implications for early diapsid phylogeny. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 1996, 116: 347–375. PDF.
  • Gower, David; Hancox, P. John; Botha-Brink, Jennifer; Sennikov, Andrey G.; Butler, Richard J. (November 11, 2014). "A New Species of Garjainia Ochev, 1958 (Diapsida: Archosauriformes: Erythrosuchidae) from the Early Triassic of South Africa". PLOS ONE. 9: e111154. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0111154. PMC 4227673. PMID 25386937. Retrieved 16 November 2014.