Genus: Arctops WATSON, 1914
Etymology: Greek, arktos, “bear”, Greek, ops, “face, appearance”: Bear face.
= Pardocephalus? BROOM, 1948
Etymology: Greek, pardos, “panther, leopard”, Greek, kephale, “head” + us (m): Panther head.
= Smilesaurus? BROOM, 1948
Etymology:

Species: willistoni WATSON, 1914
Etymology:

Holotype: BMNH 4099

Locality: Howse Poort, near Fort Beaufort, Beaufort West District, Western Cape Province, South Africa.

Horizon: Hoedemaker member, Middle Teekloof Formation.

Biostratigraphy: Tropidostoma zone (Tropidostoma-Endothidon Assemblage zone KEYSER, 1979, SACS, 1980, Tropidostoma microtrema zone KEYSER & SMITH, 1977-78, Lower Cistecephalus zone KITCHING, 1970, 1977, Endothiodon zone, WATSON, 1914).

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

Material: Skull missing snout.
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Species: watsoni BRINK & KITCHING, 1953
Etymology:

Holotype: BP 263

Locality: Aasvogelkrans, Murraysburg District, Western Cape Province, South Africa.

Horizon:

Biostratigraphy: Dicynodon zone (Dicynodon lacerticeps-Whaitsia zone, KEYSER 1979, SACS 1980, Dicynodon laticerticeps zone KEYSER & SMITH, 1977-78, Daptocephalus zone KITCHING, 1970, 1977, Upper Cistecephalus zone WATSON, 1914)

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

Material: Skull.

Referred material:

Locality: Dunedin, Beaufort West District, Western Cape Province, South Africa.

Horizon: Oudeberg Member, Teekloof Formation.

Biostratigraphy: Upper Cistecephalus zone.

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

Material:

BP 395: Skull.

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Species:? minor (BROOM, 1948)
Etymology:
= Gorgonorhinus minor BROOM, 1948

Holotype: RC 110

Locality: Zuurplaats between Graaff-Reinet and Murraysburg District, Western Cape Province, South Africa.

Horizon:

Biostratigraphy: Dicynodon zone (Dicynodon lacerticeps-Whaitsia zone, KEYSER 1979, SACS 1980, Dicynodon laticerticeps zone KEYSER & SMITH, 1977-78, Daptocephalus zone KITCHING, 1970, 1977, Upper Cistecephalus zone WATSON, 1914)

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

Material: Skull and fragmentary dentary.
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Species:? ferox (BROOM, 1948)
Etymology:
= Smilesaurus ferox BROOM, 1948

Holotype: RC 62

Locality: Scheepers Kitching, Graaff Reinet District, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa.

Horizon: Oudeberg Member, Teekloof Formation.

Biostratigraphy: Cistecephalus zone.

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

Material: Skull and dentary.

Referred material:

= Smilesaurus maccabei BROOM, 1948
Etymology:

Holotype: RC 81

Locality: Riverdale, Graaff Reinet District, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa.

Horizon: Oudeberg Member, Teekloof Formation.

Biostratigraphy: Lower Cistecephalus zone.

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

Material: Skull and dentary.

 

= Parodocephalus wallacei BROOM, 1948
Etymology:

Holotype: RC 82

Locality: Upper Dalham, South Africa.

Horizon: Oudeberg Member, Teekloof Formation.

Biostratigraphy: Cistecephalus zone.

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

Material: Fragmentary skull and dentary.

Referred material:

Locality: Ou Plaas, Richmond District, Free (Orange Free) State, South Africa.

Horizon: Oudeberg Member, Teekloof Formation.

Biostratigraphy: Cistecephalus zone.

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

Material:

BP 226: Skull and dentary.

TMP 132: Fragmentary skull.

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Species: kitchingi SIGOGNEAU, 1970
Etymology:
= Aelurognathus minor BRINK & KICHING, 1953

Holotype: BP 265

Locality: Leeufontein, Murraysburg District, Western Cape Province, South Africa.

Horizon: Oudeberg Member, Teekloof Formation.

Biostratigraphy: Cistecephalus zone.

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

Material: Fragmentary skull.