Name: Augustaburiania.
Phonetic: Or-gus-tah-bu-re-ahn-e-ah.
Named By: A.‭ ‬G.‭ ‬Sennikov‭ ‬-‭ ‬2012.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Protorosauria,Tanystropheidae.
Species: A.‭ ‬vatagini‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Carnivore/Piscivore‭?
Size: Uncertain due to lack of remains.
Known locations: Russia‭ ‬-‭ ‬Lipovskaya Formation.
Time period: Olenkian of the Triassic.
Fossil representation: Partial post cranial remains including cervical‭ (‬neck‭) ‬vertebrae.

       A relative of genera such as Tanystropheus and Dinocephalosaurus,‭ ‬Augustaburiania may well represent one of the oldest known tanystropheid reptiles.‭ ‬Beyond this though it is hard to be certain about more exact details of the living animal due to the current lack of more complete remains.

Further reading
-‭ ‬New tanystropheids‭ (‬Reptilia:‭ ‬Archosauromorpha‭) ‬from the Triassic of Europe‭ ‬-‭ ‬A.‭ ‬G.‭ ‬Sennikov‭ ‬-‭ ‬2012.


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