Genus: Panphagia MARTINEZ & ALCOBER, 2009
Etymology: Greek, pan, "all," Greek, phangin, "to eat" and Greek, ia, "pertaining to"; in reference to the inferred omnivorous diet of the new taxon, which appears to be transitional between carnivory and herbivory.

Species: protos MARTINEZ & ALCOBER, 2009
Etymology: Greek, protos, "first"; in reference to the basal postion of the new taxon within Sauropodomorpha.

Holotype: PVSJ 874

Locality: Valle Pintado, Hollada de Ischigualasto, Ischigualasto Provincial Park, San Juan Province, Argentina.

Horizon: 40 m above the base of the Ischigualsto Formation.


Age: Lower Carnian Stage, Late Triassic Epoch, Late Triassic.

Material: Partial skull including the right nasal and prefrontal, left frontal, both parietals, both quadrates, right prootic, supraoccipital, anterior half of the left lower jaw, and right lower jaw lacking the anterior tip of the dentary, axial remains included 1 anterior and 2 posterior cervical vertebrae, 4 posterior dorsal neural arches, 1 dorsal centrum, first primordial sacral vertebra, 2 proximal, 1 proximo-medial, and 15 disatl caudal vertebrae, appendicular elements include the left scapula, left ilium, left pubic apron, left ischium, right tibia and astragalus, right metatarsal 3, proximal half of probable left metatarsal 4, and 2 pedal phalanges of uncertain position, one of which is an ungual.