|Named By:||Lebedev in 1987|
|Time Period:||Capitanian, 260 Ma |
|Location:||Russia - Urpalov Formation|
|Size:||Up to 1.5 meters long|
|Classification:||| Chordata | Reptilia | Procolophonomorpha | Pareiasauridae ||
|Also known as:||| Anthodon chlynoviensis | Anthodon rossicus | Pareiasuchus vjatkensis | Scutosaurus rossicus ||
Deltavjatia was a procolophonid reptile from the Tatarian stage of the Permian time period. It had a large body of about 1.5 m (5 ft) in length. Deltavjatia was an herbivore. Deltavjatia lived in what is now Russia. The first specimen of Deltavjatia was a specimen of a skull and lower mandobile (PIN 2212/1), found in the Urpalov Formation in Kotelnich, Vyatka River.
Deltavjatia was named a subtaxon of Pareiasauridae by M.S.Y. Lee in 1997. It was named Deltavjatia vjatkensis by Hartmann & Weinberg in 1937. Pareiasuchus vjatkensis is the alternative combination of Deltavjatia vjatkensis. Deltavjatia vjatkensis was also named Anthodon rossicus by Hartmann & Weinberg in 1937.