Named By: N.-E. Jalil & P. Janvier - 2005.
Classification: Chordata, Reptilia, Pareiasauridae.
Species: A. vacanti (type).
Size: About 2 meters long.
Known locations: Morocco.
Time period: Late Permian.
Fossil representation: Partial skull and post cranial skeleton.
Arganaceras was a pareiasaur that lived in Morocco during the late Permian. Like relative genera, Arganaceras would have been quadrupedal herbivores. A particularly close relative of the genus may have been Elginia.
- Les pareiasaures (Amniota, Parareptilia) du Permien supérieur du Bassin d’Argana, Maroc - N.-E. Jalil & P. Janvier - 2005.