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Parareptilia

SCUTOSAURUS
karpinskii


 
Meaning Of Name: Shield Reptile
Classification: PARARETTILIA; Pareiasauroidea; Family Pareiasauridae
Age: Late Permian, Zone IV, 245 million years ago
Locality: Sokolki, Malaya Severnaya ("Small North"), Dvina River near Archangel'sk, Northern Russia
Cast Size: 100cm in length

Skeleton of a herbivorous scutosaur, a primitive reptile. Several skeletons of this large animal were found together in a flood channel sand deposit by Prof. V. P. Amalitzky.