Ruhuhucerberus haughtoni Huene 1950 (reptile)

Reptilia - Gorgodontia - Gorgonopidae

Alternative combinations: Aelurognathus haughtoni, Leontocephalus haughtoni

Synonyms: Ruhuhucerberus terror Maisch 2002, Sycosaurus terror Maisch 2002

Full reference: F. v. Huene. 1950. Die Theriodontier des ostafrikanischen Ruhuhu-Gebietes in der Tuebinger Sammlung. Neues Jahrbuch fur Geologie and Palaeontologie, Abhandlungen 92:47-136

Belongs to Ruhuhucerberus according to C. F. Kammerer 2016

See also Sigogneau-Russell 1989

Sister taxa: none

Type specimens:

  • Ruhuhucerberus haughtoni: GPIT/RE/7117, a skull
  • Ruhuhucerberus terror: UMZC T891, a skull. Its type locality is B4, Katumbi Vawili (Lower Bonebed K6), which is in a Wuchiapingian terrestrial horizon in the Usili Formation of Tanzania.

Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Permian of Tanzania (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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