Alternative combinations: Eocaptorhinus laticeps, Pariotichus laticeps
Full reference: S. W. Williston. 1909. New or Little Known Permian Vertebrates. Pariotichus. Biological Bulletin 17(3):241-255
Type specimen: CNHM (FMNH) UC 642, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Mitchell Creek, 29 (Waggoner Ranch Formation), which is in an Artinskian/Kungurian terrestrial limestone/shale in the Waggoner Ranch Formation of Texas.
Ecology: ground dwelling insectivore-herbivore