|Named By:||Richard Owen in 1876|
|Time Period:||Wuchiapingian - Changhsingian, 260-252 Ma|
|Size:||2.5 meters long|
|Classification:||| Chordata | Reptilia | Procolophonomorpha | Procolophonia | Pareiasauridae ||
Pareiasaurus is an extinct genus of anapsid reptile from the Permian period. It was a typical member of its family, the pareiasaurs, which take their name from this genus.
Fossils have been for example found in the Beaufort Group.