Genus: Paracaptorhinus WATSON, 1954
Etymology: Greek, para, “near” + Captorhinus: Near Captorhinus.
= Captorhinoides OLSON, 1954
Etymology: Captorhinus and Greek, -oides, “like”: Captorhinus like one.
= Paracaptorhinius MULLER, 1968 (sic)

Species: neglectus WATSON, 1954
Etymology: Latin, neglectus, "overlooked."


Locality: Texas.



Age: Early Permian.

Material: Nearly complete skull.

Referred material:

= Captorhinoides valensis OLSON, 1954
Etymology: In reference to the Vale Formation.

Holotype: FMNH UR 13

Locality: Locality KF, 7 miles north of Vera, north wall of valley of South Wichita River, east of Vera-Gilliland road, Knox County, Texas.

Horizon: Middle Vale Formation, Middle Clear Fork Group.

Biostratigraphy: Land-vertebrate faunachron lower to middle D.

Age: Upper Leonardian Stage,Upper Rotliegendes Epoch, Early Permian.

Material: Fragmentary skull.