PaleoDB taxon number: 140432
Full reference: J. Botha, F. Abdala, and R. M. H. Smith. 2007. The oldest cynodont: new clues on the origin and early diversification of the Cynodontia. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 149(3):477-492
Sister taxa: none
Type specimen: SAM-PK-K10369, a partial skeleton (complete skull with lower jaw and some cervicals, ribs and limb elements). Its type locality is Willodene Farm, Locality 16, which is in a Wuchiapingian crevasse splay mudstone/siltstone in the Teekloof Formation of South Africa.