PaleoDB taxon number: 255216
Full reference: M. A. Shishkin. 1961. [Recent data on Tupilakosaurus]. In Russian. Doklady Akademiya Nauk SSSR 136:938-941
Sister taxon: Tupilakosaurus heilmani
Type specimen: PIN 1025/1, a skull (complete skull). Its type locality is Spasskoye settlement (Vokhma Formation), PIN 1025, which is in an Induan terrestrial horizon in the Vokhminskaya Formation of the Russian Federation.
Ecology: amphibious carnivore