Genus: Levnesovia SUES & AVERIANOV, 2009
Etymology: In honor of Lev Nesov (1947-1995), using the most accurate English-language spelling of his surname as transliterated from the Cyrillic.

Species: transoxiana SUES & AVERIANOV, 2009
Etymology: Transaxiana, an ancient name of the lands beyond (trans) the Amu Darya River (Oxus), corresponding to present-day Uzbekistan.

Holotype: USNM 538191

Locality: Dzharakuduk, Navoi Violyat District, central Kyzylkum Desert, Uzbekistan.

Horizon: Bissekty Formation.


Age: Middle-Late Turonian Stage, Uppermost Gallic Subepoch, Lower Gulf Epoch, Late Cretaceous.

Material: Postorbital region of skull roof with nearly complete braincase.

Referred material:

CCMGE 565/12457, 566/12457, ZIN PH 306/16: Almost complete adult braincases.

USNM 538121: Subadult braincase.

USNM 538126: Partial braincase and skull roof.

ZIN PH 1306/1: Subadult skull roof fragment.

ZIN PH 1307/16: Adult skull roof fragment.

Numbers: Not given: USNM, CCMGE, ZIN PH, IZANUZ: Many isolated cranial and postcranial bones.