Named By: A. S. Romer - 1937.
Classification: Chordata, Synapsida, Pelycosauria.
Species: N. jacksonorum (type).
Known locations: USA, New Mexico - Cutler Formation.
Time period: Gzhelian of the Carboniferous.
Fossil representation: Partial remains.
Nitosaurus is a genus of pelycosaur that lived in North America during the late Carboniferous.
- New genera and species of pelycosaurian reptiles. - Proceedings of the New England Zo÷logical Club 16:89-95. - A. S. Romer - 1937.