|Named By:||Van Hoepan in 1916|
|Time Period:||Capitanian, 265-260 Ma|
|Location:||South Africa - Karoo|
|Size:||Usually around 3 meters long, some specimens are up to 5 meters long|
|Fossil(s):||Many individual fossils|
|Classification:||| Chordata | Synapsida | Therapsida | Dinocephalia | Tapinocephalia | Titanosuchidae ||
Jonkeria was a very large omnivorous (although there is some dispute to this - e.g. Colbert 1969 p. 136) dinocephalian, from the Tapinocephalus Assemblage Zone, Lower Beaufort Group, of the South African Karroo.