Name: Dvinia ‭(‬Named after the Dvina River‭)‬.
Phonetic: Vin-e-ah.
Named By: V.‭ ‬Amalitzky‭ ‬-‭ ‬1922.
Synonyms: Permocynodon sushkini.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Synapsida,‭ ‬Therapsida,‭ ‬Cynodontia.
Species: D.‭ ‬prima‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Omnivore‭?
Size: Reconstructed skull about‭ ‬20‭ ‬centimetres long,‭ ‬body length estimated to be about‭ ‬50‭ ‬centimetres long.
Known locations: Russia.
Time period: Wuchianpingian of the Permian.
Fossil representation: Partial skulls.

       Dvinia is a genus of small cynodont that lived in Russia during the late Permian.‭ ‬Dvinia is known to have lived in the same habitats as Dicynodon and Scutosaurus as well as the large predator Inostrancevia.

Further reading
-‭ ‬Diagnoses of the new forms of vertebrates and plants from the upper Permian of North Dvina.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Bulletin de l’Academie des Sciences,‭ ‬Saint Petersburg,‭ ‬6th series,‭ ‬v.‭ ‬16,‭ ‬p.‭ ‬329-340.‭ ‬-‭ ‬V.‭ ‬Amalitzky‭ ‬-‭ ‬1922.


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