Genus: Nigerpeton SIDOR, O'KEEFE, DAMIANI, STEYER, SMITH, LARSSON, SERENO, IDE & MAGA, 2005
Etymology: Niger, for the country where the specimen was found, and Greek, herpeton, "crawler."

Species: ricqlesi SIDOR, O'KEEFE, DAMIANI, STEYER, SMITH, LARSSON, SERENO, IDE & MAGA, 2005
Etymology: In honor of Armand de Ricqles.

Holotype: MNN MOR69

Locality: Approximately 20 km west of Arlit, 18°47.00'N, 7°11.833'E, Agadez Department, north-central Niger.

Horizon: Moradi Formation.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Latest Permian.

Material: Partial skull and associated atlas vertebra.

Referred material:

Locality: Approximately 20 km west of Arlit, 18°47.515'N, 7°11.160'E, Agadez Department, north-central Niger.

Horizon: Moradi Formation.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Latest Permian.

MNN MOR70: A larger skull preserving most of the left side of the palate, skull roof and lower jaw.

MNN MOR82: Partial femur.

MNN MOR83: 3 isolated sacroal neural arches with associated ribs.