Genus: Eocursor BUTLER, SMITH & NORMAN, 2007
Etymology: Greek, eos, "dawn," and Latin, cursor, "runner": In reference to the early occurrence of this ornithischian and its apparent locomotory abilities.
= Genus: Nova NORMAN via KNOLL, 2004
Species: parvus BUTLER, SMITH & NORMAN, 2007
Etymology: Latin, parvus, "little": In reference to its small size.
Holotype: SAM-PK-K8025 (incorrect NORMAN via KNOLL, 2004, SAM P. K. 8027)
Locality: Damplaats Farm, Ladybrand District, Free State, South Africa.
Horizon: Lower Elliot Formation.
Age: Norian Stage?, Middle Late Triassic Epoch, Late Triassic.
Material: Disarticulated patial skeleton including parietal, supraoccipital, basisphenoid, parasphenoid, right dentary, surangular and angular, isolated cheek tooth, fragmentary cervical, dorsal, sacral and caudal vertebrae, scapulae, humeri, radius, 6 manual phalanges, ilia, ischia, pubes, femora, tibiae, fibulae, right metatarsals II and III and 3 pedal phalanges.