Genus: Paraophthalmosaurus ARKHANGELSKY, 1997
Etymology: Latin, para, “close”, and Ophthalmosaurus: Close to Ophthalmosaurus.

Species: saveljeviensis ARKHANGELSKY, 1997
ARKHANGELSKY, 1997
Etymology: From the name of the Savel’evskii Shale Mine.

Holotype: SSU no. 104a-23

Locality: Savel’evskii shale mine, a brick-field quarry near the village of Gornyi, Krasnopartizanskii District of the Saratov Region, European Russia.

Horizon:

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Lower substage, Volgian Stage, Late Jurassic.

Material: Incomplete skull, large part of the vertebral column with ribs, fragments of the shoulder girdle and limb bones.

Referred material:

= Paraophthalmosaurus saratoviensis ARKHANGELSKY, 1998
Etymology: From the city of Saratov.

Holotype: PRM, no. 2836

Locality: Savel’evskii Shale Mine near the village of Gorni, Krasnopartizanskii District, Saratov Region, European Russia.

Horizon:

Biostratigraphy: Virgatites virgatus Zone.

Age: Middle Substage of the Volgian Stage, Late Jurassic.

Material: Incomplete vertebral column, ribs, fragmentary pectoral girdle and limb bones.