Procynosuchus Broom 1937 (cynodont)

Osteichthyes - Therapsida - Procynosuchidae

Synonyms: Aelurodraco Broom and Robinson 1948, Cyrbasiodon Broom 1931, Galecranium Broom 1948, Galeophrys Broom 1948, Leavachia Broom 1948, Mygalesaurus Broom 1942, Nanictosuchus Broom 1940, Paracynosuchus Broom 1940, Parathrinaxodon Parrington 1936, Protocynodon Broom 1949, Scalopocynodon Brink 1961, Silphedestes Broom 1949, Silphedocynodon Brink 1951

Full reference: R. Broom. 1937. A further contribution to our knowledge of the fossil reptiles of the Karroo. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 107(3):299-318

Parent taxon: Procynosuchidae according to C. H. Mendrez 1972

See also Abdala and Allison 2005, Broom 1948, Carroll 1988, Gauthier et al. 1989, Hopson and Kitching 1972 and Tatarinov 2008

Sister taxa: Sludica, Uralocynodon

Subtaxa: Procynosuchus delaharpeae Procynosuchus vladimirense

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Type: Procynosuchus delaharpeae



• Triassic of South Africa (1 collection)

• Permian of Germany (1), the Russian Federation (1), South Africa (19), Tanzania (2)

Total: 24 collections including 28 occurrences

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