|Named By:||Edward Drinker Cope 1895|
|Time Period:||Cisuralian, 280-270.6 Ma|
|Location:||USA, Oklahoma, Texas|
|Size:||Up to 80 centimetres long|
|Fossil(s):||Known from hundreds of specimens|
|Classification:||| Chordata | Reptilia | Amniota | Captorhinida | Captorhinidae ||
Captorhinus is an extinct genus of captorhinid reptiles that lived during the Permian period. Its remains are known from North America, Europe, India and Africa.