Genus: Theledectes MODESTO & DAMIANI, 2003
Etymology:Greek, thele, 'nipple, ' and Greek, dektes, the latter meaning 'bitter', which is an oblique reference to the multile rows of teeth that characterize the taxon. The prefix is inspired by Thelegnathus Broom, 1905

Species: perforatus (GOW, 1977) MODESTO & DAMIANI, 2003
= Thelegnathus perforatus GOW, 1977

Holotype: BP 4585

Locality: The farm Hugoskop, district Rouxville, Free (Orange Freee) State, South Africa.

Horizon: Burgersdorp Formation, Tarkastad Subgroup.

Biostratigraphy: Cynognathus zone.

Age: Spathian Stage, uppermost Scythian Epoch to Anisian Stage, lowermost Mid Triassic Epoch, Early to Middle Triassic.

Material: Skull.