Youngetta Hamley et al. 2020 (parareptile)

Reptilia - Parareptilia - Procolophonidae

LSID: urn:lsid:zoobank.org:act:E1050E4A-266F-42C8-8660-1D02431717F4.

Etymology: A homage to C. C. Young (Yang Zhongjian), describer of the first Chinese procolophonid, and the Latin suffix etta, a diminutive.

Full reference: T. Hamley, J. C. Cisneros, and R. Damiani. 2020. A procolophonid reptile from the Lower Triassic of Australia. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 1-56

Parent taxon: Procolophonidae according to T. Hamley et al. 2020

Sister taxa: Acadiella, Coletta, Contritosaurus, Eomurruna, Estheriophagus, Eumetabolodon, Gomphiosauridion, Haligonia, Kitchingnathus, Koiloskiosaurus, Lasasaurus, Leptopleuroninae, Myognathus, Neoprocolophon, Oryporan, Paoteodon, Pentaedrusaurus, Procolophoninae, Procolophonoides, Sauropareion, Smilodonterpeton, Spondylolestes, Spondylolestidae, Suchonosaurus, Teratophon, Thelegnathus, Thelegnathus browni, Thelephon, Thelerpeton, Tichvinskia

Subtaxa: Youngetta dongshengensis

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Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Wusilangou (Dongsheng Town) (Triassic of China)

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