was named by Klein and Albers (2009)
[A small species of Nothosaurus with a skull-condylobasal length of 46 mm; skull length to ratio of skull length/upper temporal length distinctly different to N. marchicus and N. winterswijkensis; fused premaxillae and nasals; straight rectangular and broad parietals; short posterior extend of maxilla; fully developed massive braincase elements; an overall low number of maxillary teeth.]. Its type specimen is NMNHL RGM 443825, a skull (almost complete skull), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Steengroeve Winterswijk
, which is in an Anisian peritidal limestone in the Vossenveld Formation of the Netherlands.