Genus: Niassodon CASTANHINHA, ARAUJO, JUNIOR, ANGLELCZYK, MARTINS,
MARTINS, CHAOUIYA, BECMANN & WILDE, 2013
Etymology: Niassodon is a composite of the two words Niassa + odon. Niassa can be interpreted in two ways: from the Chiyao it means lake, and it is also the north-western province in Mozambique, and Greek, odontos, 'tooth'.
Species: mfumukasi CASTANHINHA,
BECMANN & WILDE, 2013
Etymology: Mfumukasi, meaning queen in Nyanja. It represents a tribute to the members of the local Nyanja matriarchal society and to all Mozambican Women.
Locality: Near Tulo, a small village situated along the Metangula-Cobue road, Niassa Province, northern Mozambique.
Horizon: K5 Formation.
Age: Late Permian.
Material: A complete skull, mandible, 19 dorsal, sacral, and caudal vertebrae, ribs, 2 ilia and a partial femur.