PaleoDB taxon number: 340881
Alternative combination: Chiwetasaurus dixeyi
Full reference: S. H. Haughton. 1926. On Karroo vertebrates from Nyasaland. Transactions of the Geological Society of South Africa 29:69-83
Type specimen: SAM-PK-7846, a skull. Its type locality is Fossils 'B2', Upper Bone Bed, Chiweta, which is in a Wuchiapingian terrestrial horizon in the Chiweta Beds Formation of Malawi.