Genus: Cynariognathus BROOM, 1931
Etymology: Greek, kynarion, “small dog, whelp”, Greek, gnathos, “jaw” + us: Dog jaw..

Species: platyrhinus (BROOM, 1912) BROOM, 1931
Etymology:
= Pristerognathus playrhinus BROOM, 1912

Holotype: AMNH 5502

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

Horizon: Middle Abrahamskraal Formation.

Biostratigraphy: Tapinocephalus zone (Dinocephalian zone KEYSER, 1979, SACS, 1980, KEYSER & SMITH, 1977-78, Lower Tapinocephalus zone, KITCHING, 1970, 1977, WATSON, 1914).

Age: Early Tatarian age, Guadelupian Stage, Middle Zeichstein Epoch, Middle Permian.

Material: Anterior portion of skull.

Referred material:

BOONSTRA, 1934

Locality: Uitkyk, Prince Albert Distict, Western Cape Province, South Africa.

Horizon: Middle Abrahamskraal Formation.

Biostratigraphy: Tapinocephalus zone (Dinocephalian zone KEYSER, 1979, SACS, 1980, KEYSER & SMITH, 1977-78, Lower Tapinocephalus zone, KITCHING, 1970, 1977, WATSON, 1914).

Age: Early Tatarian age, Guadelupian Stage, Middle Zeichstein Epoch, Middle Permian.

Material:

BMNH R4097: Weathered snout.

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Species: gallowayi BROOM, 1936
Etymology:

Holotype: Transvaal Museum 266

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

Horizon: Middle Abrahamskraal Formation.

Biostratigraphy: Tapinocephalus zone (Dinocephalian zone KEYSER, 1979, SACS, 1980, KEYSER & SMITH, 1977-78, Lower Tapinocephalus zone, KITCHING, 1970, 1977, WATSON, 1914).

Age: Early Tatarian age, Guadelupian Stage, Middle Zeichstein Epoch, Middle Permian.

Material: Anterior two-thirds of skull.


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Species: paucioridens BOONSTRA, 1954
Etymology:

Holotype: SAM 11560

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

Horizon: Middle Abrahamskraal Formation.

Biostratigraphy: Tapinocephalus zone (Dinocephalian zone KEYSER, 1979, SACS, 1980, KEYSER & SMITH, 1977-78, Lower Tapinocephalus zone, KITCHING, 1970, 1977, WATSON, 1914).

Age: Early Tatarian age, Guadelupian Stage, Middle Zeichstein Epoch, Middle Permian.

Material: Weathered snout with parts of postcranial skeleton.

Referred material:

BOONSTRA, 1954

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

Horizon: Middle Abrahamskraal Formation.

Biostratigraphy: Tapinocephalus zone (Dinocephalian zone KEYSER, 1979, SACS, 1980, KEYSER & SMITH, 1977-78, Lower Tapinocephalus zone, KITCHING, 1970, 1977, WATSON, 1914).

Age: Early Tatarian age, Guadelupian Stage, Middle Zeichstein Epoch, Middle Permian.

Material:

SAM 11586: Antorbital weathered half of a skull.

 


Locality: Fraserburg Road, Prince Albert Distict, Western Cape Province, South Africa.

Horizon: Middle Abrahamskraal Formation.

Biostratigraphy: Tapinocephalus zone (Dinocephalian zone KEYSER, 1979, SACS, 1980, KEYSER & SMITH, 1977-78, Lower Tapinocephalus zone, KITCHING, 1970, 1977, WATSON, 1914).

Age: Early Tatarian age, Guadelupian Stage, Middle Zeichstein Epoch, Middle Permian.

Material:

SAM 1080: A weathered part of a skull together with a complete hind foot.

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Species: seeleyi BROILI & SCHRODER, 1936
Etymology:

Holotype: University of Munich 1934 VIII 30

Locality: La-de-da, Beaufort West, Western Cape Province, South Africa.

Horizon: Middle Abrahamskraal Formation.

Biostratigraphy: Pristerognathus Assemblage zone (Diictodon-Pristerognathus Assemblage zone, Tapinocephalus zone of WATSON 1914, KITCHING, 1970,1977)

Age: Early Tatarian age, Guadelupian Stage, Middle Zeichstein Epoch, Middle Permian.

Material: Weathered skull and lower jaw.