Prehistoric Models: Pareiasaurs

Dinosaurs are a diverse group of reptiles that are believed to share a common ancestor. Many dinosaur species could swim, but no dinosaur lived exclusively in the ocean or had fins or flippers. Meanwhile, not all Marine reptiles are share a common ancestor. They are a bound by the fact that they live in the oceans and not ancestory as seen below.  

Kingdom: Animalia – Phylum: Chordata – Superclass: Tetrapoda – Class: Reptilia – Clade: Sauropsida – Clade: Parareptilia – Order: Procolophonomorpha – Clade: Procolophonia – Family: Pareiasauridae

 

Genus: Scutosaurus “shield lizard
Genus pronounced: Scut-o-sore-us
Species: S. karpinski
Named by: Amalitzky – 1922
Classification: Family: Pareiasauridae
Time: Late Permian (Changhsingian)
Locality: Russia
Size: 2.5 meters long
Diet: Herbivore
 
Genus: Scutosaurus “shield lizard
Genus pronounced: Scut-o-sore-us
Species: S. karpinski
Named by: Amalitzky – 1922
Classification: Family: Pareiasauridae
Time: Late Permian (Changhsingian)
Locality: Russia
Size: 2.5 meters long
Diet: Herbivore
 
Genus: Scutosaurus “shield lizard
Genus pronounced: Scut-o-sore-us
Species: S. karpinski
Named by: Amalitzky – 1922
Classification: Family: Pareiasauridae
Time: Late Permian (Changhsingian)
Locality: Russia
Size: 2.5 meters long
Diet: Herbivore
 

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