Genus: Sintocephalus van HOEPEN, 1934
Etymology: Greek, sinte, “destructive”, Greek, kephale, “head”, + us: Destructive head.

Species: alticeps (BROOM & HAUGHTON, 1913) HOEPEN, 1934
Etymology:
= Dicynodon alticeps BROOM & HAUGHTON, 1913

Holotype: SAM 2347

Locality: 1 mile east of Oudeberg, Graaff Reinet District, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa.

Horizon:

Biostratigraphy: Dicynodon Assemblage zone (formerly Dicynodon lacerticeps-Whaitsia zone of KEYSER, 1979, SACS, 1980, Daptocephalus zone of KITCHING, 1870, 1977, Upper Cistecephalus Zone of WATSON, 1914).

Age: Tatarian Age, Lopingian Subepoch, Zechstein Epoch, Late Permian.

Material: Skull.
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