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Inostrancevia alexandri

Category:Complete
Taxonomy:Therapsida; Theriodonta; Family Gorgonopidae
Age:Late Permian, Zone IV, 245 million years ago
Locality:Sokolki, Malaya Severnaya, Northern Russia
Length:4.5 meters

Description

Inostrancevia was a genus of gorgonopsid therapsid found in Sokolki, Russia. The species I. alexandri is known from an almost complete skeleton missing some minor rib and vertebrae attachments. As with all other gorgonopsid species, it was a quadruped that had an upright posture of 1-4.3 metres long (as large as a bear), with a bone structure characteristic of strong muscle attachments. The skull of 45 cm in length contained a smaller eye socket and larger temporal opening than other less advanced therapsids, like Biarmosuchus tener. The teeth were quite large, the upper palate containing 6 large incisors, 2 large canines and 10 smaller back teeth and the mandible contained 6 large incisors and 8 smaller incisors. (information from Wikipedia.org) This cast is a replica from a complete skeleton of the Inostrancevia alexandri species and the shipping for this one is free!


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Inostrancevia alexandri
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