Alternative combination: Otschevia pseudoscythica
Full reference: V. M. Efimov. 1998. An ichthyosaur, Otschevia pseudoscythica gen. et. sp. nov. from the Upper Jurassic strata of the Ulyanovsk region (Volga region). Paleontological Journal 2:82-86
Type specimen: UPM No. 3/100, a partial skeleton (partial skull and skeleton with good forelimb). Its type locality is Right bank of Volga River, 8km east of Novaya Bedenga, which is in a Tithonian marine horizon in the Russian Federation.
Ecology: nektonic carnivore