Genus: Hipposaurus HAUGHTON, 1929
Etymology: Greek, hippos, “horse” and Greek, sauros, “lizard”: Horse lizard.

Species: boonstrai HAUGHTON, 1929
Etymology:

Holotype: SAM-PK-8950

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

Horizon: Middle Abrahamskraal Formation.

Biostratigraphy: Tapinocephalus zone (Dinocephalian Assemblage-Zone)

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

Material: Skull, dentary, a practically complete vertebral column, complete pectoral girdle, imperfect pelvic girle, and fore- and hind-limb, lacking only some of the digits.

Referred material:

SIDOR & RUBIDGE, 2006

CBP/1/66: Skull and lower jaws.

 

= Hipposaurus major BOONSTRA, 1952
Etymology:

Holotype: SAM-PK-9081

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

Horizon: Middle Abrahamskraal Formation.

Biostratigraphy: Tapinocephalus zone (Dinocephalian Assemblage-Zone)

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

Material: Skull, fragmentary pectoral and pelvic girdles, distal end of front epipodial and incomplete manus.

 


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

Horizon: Middle Abrahamskraal Formation.

Biostratigraphy: Tapinocephalus zone (Dinocephalian Assemblage-Zone)

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

Material:

SAM 9084A: Humerus lacking proximal head.

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Species:? brinki SIGOGNEAU, 1970
Etymology:

Holotype: SAM 12252

Locality: Rietfontein, Prince Albert Distict, 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: Fragmentary skull.