Named By: Sean P. Modesto, Hans-Dieter Sues & Ross J. Damiani - 2001.
Classification: Chordata, Reptilia, Procolophonomorpha, Procolophonidae.
Species: S. anoplus (type).
Size: About 30 centimetres long.
Known locations: South Africa.
Time period: Induan of the Triassic.
Fossil representation: At least two individuals including skulls and almost complete postcranial remains.
Sauropareion is a genus of small procolophonid reptile that lived in South Africa at the start of the Triassic period.
- A new Triassic procolophonoid reptile and its implications for procolophonoid survivorship during the Permo-Triassic extinction event. - Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 268 (1480): 2047–2052. - Sean P. Modesto, Hans-Dieter Sues & Ross J. Damiani - 2001.