Named By: Friedrich von Huene - 1960.
Classification: Chordata, Reptilia, Archosauromorpha, Archosauriformes, Erythrosuchidae.
Species: V. triplocostata (type).
Size: About 3 meters long.
Known locations: Russia - Petropavlovka Formation.
Time period: Olenekian of the Triassic.
Fossil representation: Skull and post cranial remains.
A significantly larger relative to the more famous Euparkeria, Vjushkovia was a mid-sized Triassic aged archosauromorph that hunted in ecosystems in what is now Russia. One former species of Vjushkovia named V. sinensia has now been renamed as Youngosuchus.
- Ein grosser Pseudosuchier aus der Orenburger Trias [A large pseudosuchian from the Orenburg Trias]. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 114:105-111. - Friedrich von Huene - 1960.