Genus: Taognathus BROOM, 1911
Etymology: Greek, taos, “peacock”, Greek, gnathos, “jaw”, + us: Peacock jaw.

Species: megalodon BROOM, 1911
Etymology:

Holotype: AMNH 5523

Locality: Kuilspoort, Beaufort West, Western Cape Province, South Africa.

Horizon:

Biostratigraphy: Cistecephalus zone.

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

Material: Fragmentary skull.