Named By: Sankar Chatterjee - 1980.
Synonyms: Scaphonyx stockleyi.
Classification: Chordata, Archosauromorpha, Rhynchosauria, Hyperodapedontidae, Hyperodapedontinae.
Species: S. stockleyi (type).
Known locations: Tanzania.
Time period: Triassic.
Fossil representation: Partial remains.
Supradapedon is a little known genus of rhynchosaur that lived in Tanzania during the Triassic. A study published in 2000 made the suggestion that Supradapedon should be synonymised with Hyperodepedon, but later studies since this time continue to list Supradapedon as a distinct genus.
- A note on some rhyncosaurian remains from Tanganyika territory. - Annals of South Africa Museum 42 (1): 1–4. - D. D. Boonstra - 1953.
- The evolution of Rhyncosaurs. - Mémoires de la Société Géologique de France 139: 57–65. - Sankar Chatterjee - 1980.
- The phylogenetic position of Isalorhynchus genovefae, a Late Triassic rhynchosaur from Madagascar. - Annales de Paléontologie 86 (2): 101–127. - M. Langer, M. Boniface, G. Cuny & L. Barbieri - 2000.