Genus: Pareiasuchus BROOM & HAUGHTON, 1913
Etymology: Greek, pareia, ”cheek”, Greek, soukhos, “crocodile”: Cheek crocodile.

Species: peringueyi BROOM & HAUGHTON, 1913
Etymology:
= Pareiasaurus peringueyi BROOM & HAUGHTON, 1913

Holotype: SAM 2337

Locality: Found at the drift across the Zak River on the Main Beaufort road on the Farm Dunedin (Quaggasfontein), in the Division of Beaufort West, Western Cape Province, South Africa.

Horizon:

Biostratigraphy: Cistecephalus zone.

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

Material: Skull and lower (which can not be found, LEE, 1997), vertebral column missing only the atlas ans posterior caudals, ribs, osteoderms, complete shoulder and pelvic girdls, both forelimbs, left hindlimb.

Referred material:

BOONSTRA, 1934

SAM 2367: Fragmentary skull.

LEE, 1997

BP 1/905: Complete skull and lower jaw, scaplocoracoid.

BP 1/4105: Complete skull and lower jaw, unprepared block with osteoderms and vertebrae.

GS CBT36: Posterior half of skull.

WEL RC784: Complete skull missing lower jaw.


= Pareiasuchus cf. peringueyi HAUGHTON & BOONSTRA, 1930

Locality:

Horizon:

Biostratigraphy:

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Material:

SAM 4996: Fragmentary skeleton.

 

= Pareiasaurus pulcher BROOM, 1935
Etymology:

Holotype: Transvaal Museum, Pretoria 257

Locality: Leeukloof, Nieuweveld, Beaufort West, Western Cape Province, South Africa.

Horizon:

Biostratigraphy: Cistecephalus zone.

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

Material: Skull and lower jaw.

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Species: nasicornis HAUGHTON & BOONSTRA, 1929
Etymology:
= Pareiasaurus nasicornis (HAUGHTON & BOONSTRA, 1929)

Holotype: SAM 3016

Locality: Graaff Reinet District, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa.

Biostratigraphy: Cistecephalus zone.

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

Material: Complete skull and lower jaw, parts of both forelimbs, pelvis, and both hindlimbs, and numerous osteoderms.

Referred material:

= Pareiasuchus cf. nasicornis HAUGHTON & BOONSTRA, 1930

SAM 4344: Fragmentary skeleton.


BOONSTRA, 1932

Locality: South Africa.

Horizon:

Biostratigraphy: Tapinocephalus zone.

Age: Early Tatarian age, Guadelupian Stage, Middle Zeichstein Epoch, Middle Permian.

Material:

Number: Not given: Fragmentary remains.

 

LEE, GOW & KITCHING, 1997

Locality: South Africa.

Horizon:

Biostratigraphy: Cistecephalus zone.

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

Material:

BP 1/254: Skull fragment and partial lower jaw.

BP 1/1500: Antorbital region of skull, with mandible missing part of left ramus.

Unprepared blocks containing anterior ceervicals, osteroderms and portions (?) shoulder girdle.

GSP 475: Compete skull and lower jaw, posterior 3 sacrals and anterior caudals, portions of shoulder and pelvic girdles.

GSP CBT4: Skull missing most of the roof, complete lower jaw.

GSP R320: Pelvis, portions of both forelimbs and both hindlimbs, 17 caudal vertebrae, ribs and osteroderms.

GSP TN257: Complete skull and lower jaw.

SAM K6607: Complete skull with lower jaw.

Unprepared postcranial blocks containing vertebrae, parts of pelvis and hindlimbs and osteoderms.

 

Locality: Zambia.

Horizon:

Biostratigraphy: Cistecephalus zone.

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

Material:

BP 1/3653: Complete skull and lower jaw.