Wetlugasaurus (meaning "Vetluga River lizard")[citation needed] is an extinct genus of temnospondyl amphibian from the Early Triassic of northern Russia and Greenland.[1] It had a skull 22 centimetres (8.7 in) long, and reached a total length of 1 metre (3 ft 3 in).[citation needed]

Temporal range: Early Triassic
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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Order: Temnospondyli
Family: Capitosauridae
Genus: Wetlugasaurus
Riabinin, 1930
  • W. angustifrons Riabinin, 1930 (type)
  • W. malachovi Novikov, 1990


  • The Age of Dinosaurs in Russia and Mongolia by Michael J. Benton, Mikhail A. Shishkin, David M. Unwin, and Evgenii N. Kurochkin. p. 35-59.
  • Bibliography Of Fossil Vertebrates 1934-1938 by C. I. Camp