Genus: Moradisaurus TAQUET, 1970
Etymology: In reference to the Moradi Formation near Air, Republic of Niger: Moradi Formation, and Greek, sauros, "lizard."

Species: grandis TAQUET, 1970
Etymology: Latin, grandis, "full-grown, large"; in reference to large size of this taxon.

Holotype:

Locality: 175 km NNW of Agades, Moradi, Niger.

Horizon: Moradi Formation.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Late Permian.

Material: Fragmentary skull and lower jaw.

Referred Material:

MODESTO, RICHARDS, IDE & SIDOR, 2018

Locality: About 2o km west of the mining town of Arlit, Northern Niger.

Horizon: Moradi Formation, uppermost unit of the Izegouandane Group.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Late Permian.

Material:

MNN MOR42: Nearly complete right mandibular ramus.

 

SIDOR, LARSSON, STEYER, O’KEEFE & SMITH, 2003, O'KEEFE, SIDOR & LARSSON, 2004, O'KEEFE, SIDOR, LARSSON, MAGA, & IDE, 2005

Locality: About 25 km south-southeast of the mining town of Arlit, Northern Niger.

Horizon: Moradi Formation, uppermost unit of the Izegouandane Group.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Late Permian.

Material:

Number: Not given: Cranial and postcranial material of juveniles and adults.

MNN MOR78: Partial subadult skeleton comprising right hemimandible, right hindlimb and other postcranial elements.

MNN MOR79: Complete articulated juvenile left pes with associated limb and skull fragments.

MNN MOR80: Complete right fibula.