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Viatkosuchus sumini

Therocephalia - Whaitsiidae

Taxonomy
Viatkosuchus sumini was named by Tatarinov (1995). Its type specimen is PIN 2212/13, a skeleton, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Kotelnich, Vjatka River ("Sarmin" series), PIN 2212, which is in a Severodvinian terrestrial claystone/sandstone in the Urpalov Formation of the Russian Federation. It is the type species of Viatkosuchus.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1995Viatkosuchus sumini Tatarinov
2000Viatkosuchus sumini Battail and Surkov
2008Viatkosuchus sumini Tatarinov
2011Viatkosuchus sumini Ivakhnenko

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
RankNameAuthor
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
Eutherapsida
orderTherocephalia
EutherocephaliaHopson and Barghusen 1986
superfamilyWhaitsioideaHaughton 1918
familyWhaitsiidaeHaughton 1918
genusViatkosuchusTatarinov 1995
speciessuminiTatarinov 1995

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
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialuc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Diet: carnivoreo
Created: 2009-01-03 20:34:57
Modified: 2009-01-03 22:34:57
Source: o = order, c = class, subp = subphylum, uc = unranked clade
References: Kiessling 2004, Benton 1983, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: Early/Lower Severodvinian or 265.00000 to 252.30000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Early/Lower Severodvinian265.0 - 252.3Russian Federation (Kirov) Viatkosuchus sumini (type locality: 28854)