Full reference: V. V. Bulanov and O. V. Yashina. 2005. Elginiid Pareiasaurs of Eastern Europe. Paleontological Journal 39(4):428-432
Sister taxa: none
Type specimen: PIN 4546/18, a partial skull (left quadratojugal). Its type locality is Obirkovo, which is in a Vyatkian terrestrial conglomerate in the Salarevo Formation of the Russian Federation.