Paleontological Journal

, Volume 40, Issue 4, pp 434–437

A new dicynodont (Anomodontia, Eotherapsida) from the Upper Permian of Tatarstan

  • A. A. Kurkin

DOI: 10.1134/S0031030106040095

Cite this article as:
Kurkin, A.A. Paleontol. J. (2006) 40: 434. doi:10.1134/S0031030106040095


A new dicynodont genus and species, Idelesaurus tataricus sp. nov. (Cryptodontidae), from the Semin Ovrag locality (Tatarstan, Tetyushinskii District; Upper Permian, Upper Tatarian Substage, Severodvinian Horizon) is described. The skull patterns of the East European and South African Cryptodontidae and Aulocephalodontidae are compared from the morphofunctional point of view.

Key words

Dicynodontia Cryptodontidae new taxa Upper Permian Tatarstan Eastern Europe Russia 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. A. Kurkin
    • 1
  1. 1.Paleontological InstituteRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia

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