Named By: Robert Broom - 1921.
Classification: Chordata, Synapsida, Therapsida, Anomodontia.
Species: P. platysoma (type).
Known locations: South Africa.
Time period: Permian.
Fossil representation: Partial remains.
Palemydops is a genus of anomodont therapsid that lived in South Africa during the Permian.
- On some new genera and species of anomodont reptiles from the Karroo beds of South Africa. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 647-674. - Robert Broom - 1921.