Genus: Pampadromaeus CABREIRA, SCHULTZ, BITTENCOURT, SOARES, FORTIER, SILVA & LANGER,
Etymology: Quechua, pampa, "plain," in reference to the grassland landscape that covers parts of the Rio Grande do Sul, and Greek, dromaeus, "runner," in reference to the probably cursoriality of the animal.
Species: barberenai CABREIRA, SCHULTZ, BITTENCOURT, SOARES, FORTIER, SILVA & LANGER,
Etymology: In honor of Brazilian paleontologist Mario C. Barberena.
Locality: "Janner" or "Varzea do Agudo", located about 2 km west of the town of Agudo, 53°17'34.20"W, 29°39'10.89"S, Rio Grande do Sul State, Brazil.
Horizon: Alemoa Member, Santa Maria Formation.
Age: Late Carnian Stage, Lower Late Triassic Epoch, Late Triassic.
Material: Most of the skull, parts of the mandible, incomlete vertebral column, and appendicular skeleton.
MÜLLER, LANGER, PACHECO & DIAS-DA-SILVA, 2017
CAPPA/UFSM 0028: Left femur of a juvenile.