PaleoDB taxon number: 67552
Full reference: A. O. Averianov and A. V. Voronkevich. 2002. A new crown-group salamander from the Early Cretaceous of western Siberia. Russian Journal of Herpetology 9(3):209-214
Sister taxon: Kiyatriton krasnolutskii
Type specimen: PM TGU 16/5-50, a set of vertebrae (atlas centrum). Its type locality is Shestakovo-1, which is in an Aptian terrestrial sandstone/siltstone in the Ilek Formation of the Russian Federation.