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Temporal range: Late Triassic
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Clade: Parareptilia
Order: Procolophonomorpha
Family: Procolophonidae
Tribe: Leptopleuronini
Genus: Soturnia
Cisneros & Schultz, 2003
Type species
Soturnia caliodon
Cisneros & Schultz, 2003

Soturnia is an extinct genus of procolophonid parareptile. It is known from rocks of the Late Triassic-age Caturrita Formation of the municipality of Faxinal do Soturno in the geopark of Paleorrota, Brazil. Soturnia was named in 2003 by Cisneros and Schultz; the type species is S. caliodon. It was a leptopleuroninae procolophonid.[1]


  1. ^ Cisneros, J.C.; and Schultz, C.L. (2003). "Soturnia caliodon n. g. n. sp., a procolophonid reptile from the upper Triassic of Southern Brazil". Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen 227(3):365–380.

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