Temporal range: Wordian, 266 Ma
Scientific classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Clade: Neodiapsida
Genus: Lanthanolania
Reisz & Modesto, 2003
Type species
Lanthanolania ivakhnenkoi
Reisz & Modesto, 2003

Lanthanolania (meaning "forgotten butcher") is an extinct genus of diapsid from Middle Permian (Wordian stage, or uppermost Kazanian in Eastern Europe) deposits of Arkhangel'sk Province, Russia. It is known from the holotype and only specimen PIN 162/56, a nearly complete skull from the Glyadnaya Shchelya locality, Mezen river in Mesen District. It was first named by Sean P. Modesto and Robert R. Reisz in 2003 and the type species is Lanthanolania ivakhnenkoi.


Cladogram after Reisz, Modesto & Scott, 2011:

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