Name: Lanthanosuchus.
Phonetic: Lan-tho-soo-kus.
Named By: I.‭ ‬A.‭ ‬Efremov‭ ‬-‭ ‬1946.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Parareptilia,‭ ‬Lanthanosuchoidea,‭ ‬Lanthanosuchidae.
Species: L.‭ ‬watsoni‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Insectivore.
Size: Skull about‭ ‬20‭ ‬centimetres long,‭ ‬total body size roughly estimated to be about‭ ‬75‭ ‬centimetres long.
Known locations: Russia,‭ ‬Tatarstan.
Time period: Late Permian.
Fossil representation: Skull.

       Lanthanosuchus is a genus of parareptile that lived in what is‭ ‬now Russia during the late Permian.‭

Further reading
-‭ ‬Kurze Übersicht über die Formen der Perm-‭ ‬und der Trias-Tetrapoden-Fauna der USSR.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Zentralblatt für Mineralogie,‭ ‬Geologie und Paläontologie,‭ ‬Abteilung B‭ ‬1940:372-383.‭ ‬-‭ ‬I.‭ ‬A.‭ ‬Efremov‭ ‬-‭ ‬1940.
-‭ ‬On the subclass Batrachosauria‭ ‬-‭ ‬an intermediary group between amphians and reptiles.‭ ‬-‭ ‬USSR Academy of Sciences Bulletin,‭ ‬Biology series‭ ‬1946:615-638.‭ ‬-‭ ‬I.‭ ‬A.‭ ‬Efremov‭ ‬-‭ ‬1940‭ ‬-‭ ‬1946.
-‭ ‬Lanthanosuchids from the Permian of the East European platform.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Paleontological Journal‭ ‬1980:‭ ‬80-90.‭ ‬-‭ ‬M.‭ ‬F.‭ ‬Ivakhenko‭ ‬-‭ ‬1980.


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