Genus: Bunostegos SIDOR, BLACKBURN & GADO, 2003
Etymology: Greek, buno, "knobby" and Greek, stegos, "roof'"; Referring to its identification as a pareiasaur and the knobby bosses that adorn the skull roof.
Species: akokanensis SIDOR, BLACKBURN & GADO, 2003
Etymology: In reference to the town of Akokan, Repubic of Niger, near the type locality and Latin, -ensis, 'place or locality'.
Locality: West of Arlit, 18°47'01"N, 7°11'49"E, Agadez Prefecture, Repubic of Niger.
Horizon: Moradi Formation.
Age: Late Permian.
Material: A nearly complete cranium that has been eroded ventrally.
TSUJI, SIDOR, STEYER, SMITH, TABOR & IDE, 2013, TURNER, TSUJI, IDE & SIDOR, 2015
Locality: The following are from sevral localities located approximately 20 km west of Arlitt, Agadez Department, northern Niger. The localities are within 1 km of each otehr and all fall within the upper one-third of the Moradi Formation. Detailed loclaity data are available to qualified researchers at the MNN or by contacting C.A. S.
MNN MOR22: Articulated pelvis an dpartial vertebral column wiht associated osteoderms.
MNN MOR24: Isolated left humerus.
MNN MOR25: Eroded braincase and palate.
MNN MOR 27: Articulated vertebal column wiht articulated right humerus, radius, ulna, and single metacarpal.
MNN MOR28: Weathered skull.
MNN MOR33: Right innominate.
MNN MOR34: Isoalted left ilum.
MNN MOR35: Fragmentary skull roof elements.
MNN MOR37: PArtial skull including snout, interorbital region, and posterior margin fo skull table.
MNN MOR 46: Isolated left ilum.
MNN MOR47: Partial skull wiht braincase exposed in left lateral view and associated cervical vertebra.
MNN MOR86: Nearly comlete skull, right scapulocoraoid, and two dorsal vertebra.
MNN MOR101: Isolated left postfrontal, right scapulocoracoid, right innominate, and dorsal vertebra.
MNN MOR102: Complete right scapulocoracoid.
MNN MOR104: Isolated nasal, interorbital skull roof, right ulna, isolated neural spine, and isolated osteoderm.
MNN MOR107: Left supratemporal horn, radius, 2 corpals.