Genus: Nanoparia BROOM, 1936
Etymology: Greek, nanos, “dwarf, pigmy” and Greek, pareia, “cheek”: Pigmy parieasaur.
= Nanopareia ROMER, 1966 (sic)

Species: luckhoffi BROOM, 1936
= Pareiasaurus luckhoffi (BROOM, 1936)

Holotype: Rubidge Collection, WEL RC 109/L3 (listed as “L1” in Brink, 1955 and HAUGHTON and BRINK, 1954).

Locality: Oudeberg (Wellwood), Graaff Reinet District, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa.


Biostratigraphy: Upper Cistecephalus zone.

Age: Tatarian Age, Lopingian Subepoch, Zechstein Epoch, Late Permian.

Material: Skull missing paraoccipital processes, parts of cheeks and lower jaw.