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Orenburgia bruma

Reptilia - Procolophonidae

Taxonomy
Orenburgia bruma was named by Ivakhnenko (1983). Its type specimen is PIN 3952/1, a partial skull, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Cape Nikolai, Admiralty Peninsula, North Island of Novaya Zemlya Archipelago, which is in an Olenekian terrestrial horizon in the Admiralty Formation of the Russian Federation.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1983Orenburgia bruma Ivakhnenko p. 131 fig. 2
1991Orenburgia bruma Novikov p. 76 figs. 2v, g
2000Orenburgia bruma Spencer and Benton pp. 171, 175 figs. 9.10C, D
2008Orenburgia bruma Ivakhnenko

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
RankNameAuthor
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassParareptilia
Procolophonomorpha()
Procolophonia()
superfamilyProcolophonoidea
familyProcolophonidae
subfamilyProcolophoninae
genusOrenburgia
speciesbruma

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
ReferenceDiagnosis
I. V. Novikov 1991Translated: [Skull length about 4 cm. Number of teeth in palatal tooth rows: ten along interpterygoid vacuity, five on posteromedial portion of palatine, one or two along medial suture of vomer, seven to nine on anterior portion of vomer. Ratio between height of highest molariform and maximum height of dentary equals two. Molariforms on lower jaw stand close together.]