Name: Deltavjatia.
Phonetic: Del-tah-v-yah-te-ah.
Named By: Lebedev‭ ‬-‭ ‬1987.
Synonyms: Anthodon chlynoviensis,‭ ‬Anthodon rossicus,‭ ‬Pareiasuchus vjatkensis,‭ ‬Scutosaurus rossicus.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Procolophonomorpha,‭ ‬Pareiasauridae.
Species: D.‭ ‬vjatkensis‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Herbivore.
Size: Up to‭ ‬1.5‭ ‬meters long.
Known locations: Russia‭ ‬-‭ ‬Urpalov Formation.
Time period: Tatraian of the Permian.
Fossil representation: Several individuals.

       Deltavjatia was originally named as a species of Pareiasuchus‭ (‬itself largely treated as a synonym to Pareiasaurus‭)‬,‭ ‬and then later as species of Anthodon.‭ ‬Then in‭ ‬1987‭ ‬Deltavjatia was established as a distinct genus by Lebedev.‭ ‬Deltavjatia was a fairly standard pareiasaur,‭ ‬though the genus is noted as having several primitive features.

Further reading
-‭ ‬Evolution der Pareiasauriden.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Trudy Palaeontological institute Academe Nauk,‭ ‬SSSR.‭ ‬-‭ ‬A.‭ ‬P.‭ ‬Hartmann-Weinberg‭ ‬-‭ ‬1933.


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