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meaning: "Enigmatic vertebrae"
Named By: M. N. D. Ezcurra, T. M. Scheyer & R. J. Butler in 2014
Time Period: Lopingian, 254.7 Ma
Location: Tanzania - Songea District - Usili Formation
Size: Unknown
Diet: Insectivore
Fossil(s): Partial post cranial skeleton
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Protorosauria | Protorosauridae |

Aenigmastropheus is an extinct genus of early archosauromorph reptiles known from the middle Late Permian Usili Formation of Songea District, southern Tanzania. It contains a single species, Aenigmastropheus parringtoni, known solely from UMZC T836, a partial postcranial skeleton of a mature individual. It was collected in 1933, and first described in 1956, as a "problematic reptile" due to its unique morphology. Therefore, a binomial name was erected for this specimen in 2014. Aenigmastropheus was probably fully terrestrial.

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