*SPECIAL NOTE* - Vjushkovia has now been found to be a synonym to Garjainia. This page remains online for archive purposes.


Name: Vjushkovia.
Phonetic: V-yush-ko-ve-ah.
Named By: Friedrich von Huene‭ ‬-‭ ‬1960.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Archosauromorpha,‭ ‬Archosauriformes,‭ ‬Erythrosuchidae.
Species: V.‭ ‬triplocostata‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Carnivore.
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.

Further reading
‭ ‬-‭ ‬Ein grosser Pseudosuchier aus der Orenburger Trias‭ [‬A large pseudosuchian from the Orenburg Trias‭]‬.‭ ‬Palaeontographica Abteilung A‭ ‬114:105-111.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Friedrich von Huene‭ ‬-‭ ‬1960.
- Cranial anatomy and taxonomy of the erythrosuchid archosauriform 'Vjushkovia triplicostata' Huene, 1960, from the Early Triassic of European Russia. - Royal Society Open Science. 6 (11): 191289. - Richard J. Butler, Andrey G. Sennikov, Emma M. Dunne, Martin D. Ezcurra, Brandon P. Hedrick, Susannah C. R. Maidment, Luke E. Meade, Thomas J. Raven & David J. Gower - 2019.


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