Genus: Parotosuchus OCHEV & SHISHKIN, in KALANDADZE, OCHEV, TATARINOV, CHUDINOV, & SHISHKIN, 1968
Etymology:
= Archotosaurus PATON, 1976
Etymology:
= Karroosuchus OCHEV, 1966
Etymology:
= Parotosaurus JAEKEL, 1923 non BOULENGER,1914
Etymology:
= Wellesaurus LEHMAN, 1971
Etymology:

Species: nasutus (MEYER, 1858)
Etymology:
= Capitosaurus nasutus MEYER, 1858
= Cyclotosaurus nasutus (MEYER, 1858) FRAAS, 1889
= Parotosaurus nasutus (MEYER, 1858) JAEKEL, 1923
= Archotosaurus nasutus (MEYER, 1858)  PATON, 1976

Holotype: NMSF (uncatalogued)

Locality: A quarry near Bernburg in the Hauptbuntsandstein, Bernburg/S., Sachsen-Anhalt State, Centarl Germany.

Horizon: Hardegsen-Formation, Higher Middle Buntersandstein.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Spathian Stage, Upper Scythian Epoch, Early Triassic.

Material: Skull.

Referred material:

Skull of a smaller animal.

Clavicle, fragmentary jaw.

JAEKEL, 1908

Skull.

LYDEKKER, 1890

BMNH 40041, 42751, 36346, 36344, 36347, 36348, 36350, 36352, 3027: Fragmentary skulls.

SCHROEDER, 1913

Halle Geological Institute: Many skulls.

WATSON, 1914

BM 36358: Posterior part of skull.

ZITTEL, 1890

Skull and lower jaw.


PATON, 1975

Locality: Bernburg, Sachsen-Anhalt State, Germany.

Horizon: Bunter Sandstone.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Scythian Epoch, Early Triassic.

Material:

RSM: 1 skull.

 

ROEPKE, 1923

Locality: Gogolin, Oberschlesien, Upper Silesia, Silesian Province, southwestern Poland.

Horizon: Chorozow beds.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Lower Wellenkalk, Early Triassic.

Material:

Number: Not given: Fragmentary skull.

 

= Capitosaurus fronto MEYER, 1858
Etymology:
= Cyclotosaurus fronto (MEYER, 1858) FRAAS, 1889
= Parotosaurus fronto (MEYER, 1858) ROMER, 1947

Holotype:

Locality: A quarry near Bernburg in the Hauptbuntsandstein, Sachsen-Anhalt State, Germany.

Horizon: Middle Bunter.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Early Triassic.

Material: Skull.

Referred material:

LYDEKKER, 1890

BMNH 36345: Frontal aspect of a fragmentary skull.

 

= Mastodonsaurus weigelti WAGNER, 1935
Etymology:
= Parotosaurus weigelti (WAGNER, 1935) WATSON, 1962 (erroneously credited to ROMER)

Holotype:

Locality: Bernburg, Sachsen-Anhalt State, Germany.

Horizon: Buntsandstein.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Early Triassic.

Material: Skull and fragmentary skull.

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Species: helgolandiae (SCHROEDER, 1913) OCHEV & SHISHKIN, in KALANDADZE, OCHEV, TATARINOV, CHUDINOV, & SHISHKIN, 1968
Etymology:
= Capitosaurus helgolandiae SCHROEDER, 1913
= Parotosaurus helgolandicus (SCHROEDER, 1913) JAEKEL, 1922
= Parotosaurus helgolandiae (SCHROEDER, 1913)

Holotype: Koniglich Preussischen Geologischen Landesanstalt in Berlin, MB Am.841.

Locality: The Predigstuhl on the southern point of the west coast of Helgoland of the Isle of Helgoland, Lower Saschen (Saxony) State, Germany.

Horizon: Seven meters above the lower red-brown sandstone of the Middle Buntsandstein which are the Gervilian beds of the Middle Bunter.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Nammalian Stage, Middle Scythian Epoch, Early Triassic.

Material: Skull.
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Species: orenburgensis (KONJUKOVA, 1965)
Etymology:
= Parotosaurus orenburgensis KONJUKOVA, 1965

Holotype: PIN 951/42

Locality: Mayachnaya Ravine, 1 km northeast of Rossypnoye, Ilek and Sol’ Iletsk, Orenburg Province (Orenburgskaya Oblast), Southern European Russia.

Horizon: Upper Buntsandstein, Petropavolovka Formation (Petropavlovskaya Svita), Yarenskian Series (Yarenskian Gorizont).

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Uppermost Olenekian Stage, upper Scythian Epoch, Early Triassic.

Material: A perfectly preserved and will prepared, complete skull and mandible.

Referred material:

951/42-1:

951/42-2:


TVERKOKHLEBOV, TVERDOKHLEBOVA, SURKOV & BENTON, 2002

Locality: Mescheryakovka II (Donguz IX), right bank of the Donguz River (Drainage basin of left bank of the Ural River), 0.6 km NW of Mescheryakovka village, Orenburg Region, Eastern European Russia.

Horizon: Upper Buntsandstein, Petropavlovskaya Svita, Yarenskian Gorizont.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Uppermost Olenekian Stage, upper Scythian Epoch, Early Triassic.

Material:

Number: Not given: Skull fragment.

 

Locality: Rassypnoe, right bank of the Ural River, 1.5 km NE of Rassypnoe village, Orenburg Region, Eastern European Russia.

Horizon: Upper Buntsandstein, Petropavlovskaya Svita, Yarenskian Gorizont, Baskunchakina series.

Biostratigraphy: Zone VI.

Age: Romashkino Series, Uppermost Olenekian Stage, upper Scythian Epoch, Early Triassic.

Material:

Number: Not given:

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Species: orientalis (OCHEV, 1966) OCHEV & SHISHKIN, 1968
Etymology:
= Parotosaurus orientalis OCHEV, 1966

Holotype: PIN 4172/1 (originally SGU 104/222)

Locality: Kyzyl-Saj III, Andreevna Burtinskogo Region, Orenburgskaya Oblast, southern European Russia.

Horizon: Petropavolovka Formation (Petropavlovskaya Svita), Yarenskian Series (Yarenskian Gorizont).

Biostratigraphy: Zone VI.

Age: Late Olenkian, Romashkino Series, Spathian Stage, Upper Early Triassic Epoch, Early Triassic.

Material: Skull.

Referred material:

TVERKOKHLEBOV, TVERDOKHLEBOVA, SURKOV & BENTON, 2002

Locality: Petropavlovka I, southern outskirts of Petropavlovka village, right bank of Sakmara River , Orenburg Region, European Russia.

Horizon: Petropavlovskaya Svita, Yarenskian Gorizont.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Upper Buntsandstein, Uppermost Olenekian Stage, upper Scythian Epoch, Early Triassic.

Material:

Number: Not given: Supraoccipital.

 

Locality: Point 2, Kyzl-say III site, upper reaches of Kzyl-Oba River, (drainage basin of left bank of the Ural River), opposite of Andreevka Village, Orenbrug Province, European Russia.

Horizon: Upper fossiliferous level, Petropavlovskaya Svita, Yarenskian Gorizont.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Upper Buntsandstein, Uppermost Olenekian Stage, upper Scythian Epoch, Early Triassic.

Material:

Number: Not given: Skull.

 

Locality: Kzyl-Say, Kzyl-Say ravine (Drainage basin of left bank of the Ural River), 0.5-1 km west of AndreevkaVillage, Orenbrug Province, European Russia.

Horizon: Upper fossiliferous level, Petropavlovskaya Svita, Yarenskian Gorizont.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Upper Buntsandstein, Uppermost Olenekian Stage, upper Scythian Epoch, Early Triassic.

Material:

Number: Not given:

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Species: sequester SHISHKIN, 1974
Etymology:

Holotype: PIN 3300/1

Locality: North slope of Karatauchik Range, Tauchik Suite, Karatau Complex, Magyshlak Peninsula, European Russia.

Horizon: Unite 5 of the Tauchik Sutie.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Late Olenkian, Buzuluk Series, Spathian (Vetluga) Stage, Upper Early Triassic Epoch, Early Triassic.

Material: Nearly complete skull.

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Species: lapparenti (LEHMAN, 1971) SCHOCH & MILNER, 2000 (nomen dubium)
Etymology:
= Parotosaurus lapparenti LEHMAN, 1971 (nomen dubium)
= Parotosuchus lapparenti (LEHMAN, 1971) (nomen dubium)

Holotype: ZAR 31, Specimen A.

Locality: Gour Laoud, site 5003 of Busson, Illizi basin, eastern Sahara, Algeria near the Libyan border.

Horizon: Base of the Zarzaitine Formation, Base of the Lower Sandstones.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Spathian Stage, Upper Scythian Epoch or Anisian Stage, Lower Mid Triassic Epoch, Late Early to Middle Triassic.

Material: Fragmentary skull.

Referred material:

ZAR 32, Specimen B: Fragmentary skull.

 

= Wellesaurus bussoni LEHMAN, 1971  (nomen dubium)
Etymology:

Holotype: ZAR 30

Locality: Gour Laoud, site 5003 of Busson, Illizi basin, eastern Sahara, Algeria near the Libyan border.

Horizon: Base of the Zarzaitine Formation, base of the Lower Sandstones.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Spathian Stage, Upper Scythian Epoch or Anisian Stage, Lower Mid Triassic Epoch, Late Early to Middle Triassic.

Material: Fragmentary skull.

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Species: koimensis NOVIKOV, 1986
Etymology: In reference to Komi, ASSR.

Holotype: PIN 3361/18

Locality: Zheshart settlement, Komi, European Russia.

Horizon: Gamskaya Formation, Yarenskiy Horizon.

Biostratigaphy:

Age: Early Triassic.

Material: Fragment of rigth half of skull roof.

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Species: speleus SHISHKIN & SULEJ, 2009
Etymology: Greek, spelaion, "cave"; in reference to discovery of the new amphibian in rock fillings of the karst cavities.

Holotype: ZPAL AbIV/105

Locality: Limestone quarry, Czatkowice 1, Krakow Upland region, Poland.

Horizon:

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Latest Olenekian, Scythian Epoch, Early Triassic.

Material: Left vomer.

Referred mateiral:

ZPAL AbIV/31, 106, 116, 118, 153: Maxillae.

ZPAL AbIV/32, 34, 35, 82, 119: Dentaries.

ZPAL AbIV/33, 104: Exoccipitals.

ZPAL AbIV/37, 38, 58, 59, 65-67, 73: Vomers.

ZPAL AbIV/43: Postfrontal.

ZPAL AbIV/46, 50, 107: Ectopterygoids.

ZPAL AbIV/47, 51, 52, 57 60, 64, 74, 91, 93: Maxillae or dentaires (poorly identifiable fragments).

ZPAL AbIV/63: Angular.

ZPAL AbIV/68: Surangular.

ZPAL AbIV/75, 87: Clavicles.

ZPAL AbIV/84, 86: Humeri.

ZPAL AbIV/85, 99: Ribs.

ZPAL AbIV/88, 103: Scapulae?

ZPAL AbIV/97: Palatine.

ZPAL AbIV/62, 92: Premaxillae.

ZPAL AbIV/96: Radius?

ZPAL AbIV/102: Interclavicle.

ZPAL AbIV/151: Postorbital.

ZPAL AbIV/158-160: Neural arches.

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Species: ptasynskii SULEJ & NIEDZWIEDZKI, 2013
Etymology: In honor of Tadeusz Ptaszynski, paleontologist and geologist, who collected the mandible and many other bones and footprints at Wiory.

Holotype: MPT.P 272

Locality: Wiory, Holy Cross Mountain Region, Southern Poland.

Horizon: Wiory Formation.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Late Olenkian, Early Spathian Stage, Upper Scythian Epoch, Early Triassic.

Material: Posterior part of a mandible.

Referred material:

MPT.P 271: Skull fragment showing the dorsal side of the posterolateral part of the palate.