Named By: Harry Govier Seeley - 1889.
Classification: Chordata, Synapsida, Therapsida, Dicynodontia, Oudenodontidae.
Species: T. microtrema (type).
Size: Skull roughly about 19 centimetres long.
Known locations: South Africa - Teekloof Formation.
Time period: Capitanian of the Permian.
Fossil representation: Partial remains of a few individuals.
Tropidostoma is a genus of dicynodont therapsid that lived in South Africa during the Permian.
- Researches on the Structure, Organisation, and Classification of the Fossil Reptilia. - VI. On the Anomodont Reptilia and Their Allies. - Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Series B 180:215-296. - Harry Govier Seeley - 1889.
- On the anomodont genera, Pristerodon and Tropidostoma. - In Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London (Vol. 1915, pp. 355-361). - R. Broom - 1915.
- A re-evaluation of the genus Tropidostoma Seeley. - A. W. Keyser - 1973.