Genus: Sahnitherium RANA & WILSON, 2003
Etymology: In honor of Professor Ashok Sahni, a leader in the field of vertebrate paleontology in India and an indispensable advisor for the authors and Greek, therion, "wild beast"; a common reference to mammals.

Species: rangapurensis RANA & WILSON, 2003
Etymology: In reference to the village of Rangapur near the type locality in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India.

Holotype: ITV/R/Mm-1

Locality: Rangapur, Andhra Pradesh State, India.

Horizon: Intertrappean beds.


Age: Maastrichtian Stage, Uppermost Senonian Subepoch, Uppermost Gulf Epoch, Late Cretaceous.

Material: Isolated right upper molar, M1 or M2.