Genus: Kraterokheirodon IRIMIS & PARKER, 2005
Etymology: Greek, krater, "cup," Greek, kheiros, "hand" and Greek, odon, "tooth."

Species: colberti IRMIS & PARKER, 2005
Etymology: In honor of the late Dr. Edwin Colbert, who made many important contributions to Late Triassic vertebrate paleontology.
= "undescribed traversodontid" MURRY & LONG, 1989

Holotype: PEFO 9984

Locality: Dinosaur Hill (“Lacey Point”) (UCMP V822618), PFV 34, Locality SMU #229, Sec. 18, T19N, R24E, 35°2’46”N, 109°49’47”W, Petrified Forest, Arizona.

Horizon: Sonsela Member, Upper Petrified Forest Formation, Chinle Group.


Age: Late Carnian-Early Norian Stage, Lower-Middle Late Triassic Epoch, Late Triassic.

Material: Partial tooth laking root and one side of the crown.

Referred material:

AMNH 4947: Cast of tooth with complete crown and partial root.