Genus: Leninia FISCHER, ARKHANGELSKY, USPENSKY, STENSHIN, & GODEFROIT,
Etymology: The museum where YKM 65931 is housed is located within the Lenin Memorial and Lenin school complex in Ulyanovsk; accordingly the generic name reflects the geohistorical location of the find.
ARKHANGELSKY, USPENSKY, STENSHIN, & GODEFROIT,
Etymology: The specific name refers to the pecular frontal-parietal suture, which is star-shaped in the holotype.
Holotype: YKM 65931
Locality: Kriushi Locality, Sengiley District, Ulyanovsk Region, European Russia.
Biostratigraphy: Deshayesites volgensis Zone.
Age: Lower Aptian Stage, Middle Gallic Subepoch, Upper Early Cretaceous Epoch, Early Cretaceous.
Material: Incomplete skull.