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Named By: Lee in 1997
Time Period: Capitanian~260 Ma
Location: Brazil - Rio do Rasto Formation
Size: Up to 2.5 meters long
Diet: Herbivore
Fossil(s): Skull and post cranial skeletal remains form at least 4 individuals
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Procolophonomorpha | Pareiasauridae | Pumiliopareiasauria |
Also known as: | Pareiasaurus americanus |

Provelosaurus is an extinct Pareiasaur genus of the Late Permian found on the road between Acegua and Bage in the Paleorrota, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Found in the Rio do Rasto Formation, aged about 260 million years. The specimen found measures 2.5 metres (8 ft 2 in) in length.

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