Species: atavus BROOM, 1911
Etymology: Latin, atavus, "great-grandfathers’ grandfather"
Holotype: SAM 1871
Locality: From a road cut near summit of the of Barkly Pass, Elliot District, (?)31°27'S, 27°51'E, Cape Province, South Africa.
Horizon: Clarens Formation, Stormberg Series.
Age: Late Triassic.
Material: A badly crushed fragments of a skull, anterior part of the dentary,
predentary, stumps of 9 teeth, fragmentary premaxilla, maxilla, tibia, fibula,
and partial pes.