Species: magna SHISHKIN, RUBIDGE & KITCHING, 1996
Etymology: Greek, magna, "great." The name refers to the large size of the type skull relative to most other lydekkerinids.
Locality: Fairydale farm, Bethulie, Free (Orange Free) State, South Africa.
Horizon: Katberg Formation, Beaufort Group.
Biostratigraphy: Lower Lystrosaurus Assemblage zone.
Age: Early Scythian Epoch, Early Triassic.
Material: Almost complete skull without lower jaw.