Also known as Vetluga River; Spasskoe village
Where: Nizhegorod, Russian Federation (57.9° N, 45.9° E: paleocoordinates 32.3° N, 36.5° E)
• coordinate estimated from map
• outcrop-level geographic resolution
When: Vokhminskaya Formation, Induan (252.2 - 251.2 Ma)
• Lower Triassic, Vokhma region, watershed of Vyatka and Vetluga Rivers. "found in association with the Vokhma (Early Vetluga) assemblage of tetrapods (the Luzocephalus-Tupilakosaurus grouping).
•Reported to be of Vokhmian age, a regional stage of the Russian Triassic (corresponds to the "Vokhmian Gorizont") that corresponds to the Induan.
• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported
Size class: macrofossils
Reposited in the PIN
Primary reference: M. A. Shishkin and I. V. Novikov. 1992. Relict anthracosaurs in the early Mesozoic of Eastern Europe. Transactions (Doklady) of the U.S.S.R. Academy of Sciences: Earth Science Sections 326:219-223 [J. Alroy/R. Whatley/M. Uhen]more details
Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis
PaleoDB collection 28396: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Robin Whatley on 11.02.2003, edited by Emma Dunne, Torsten Liebrecht, Richard Butler and Bethany Allen
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