Named By: Haughton 1915.
Classification: Chordata, Synapsida, Therapsida, Therocephalia, Trochosuchidae.
Species: T. acutus (type).
Known locations: South Africa.
Time period: Permian.
Fossil representation: Partial remains.
Trochosaurus is a genus of trochosuchian therocephalian therapsid that lived in South Africa during the Permian.
- A revision of the reptiles of the Karroo. - Annals of the South African Museum 7(6):361-366. - R. Broom - 1913.