Alopecorhinus Broom 1912 (therapsid)

Osteichthyes - Therocephalia

Full reference: R. Broom. 1912. On some new South African Permian reptiles. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1911:1073-1082

Parent taxon: Therocephalia according to R. Broom 1912

Sister taxa: Alopecodontidae, Alopecopsidae, Arnognathus, Arnognathus parvidens, Bauriida, Baurioidea, Crapartinellidae, Cynochampsa, Euchambersiidae, Eutherocephalia, Gorynychus, Ictidognathus, Ictidosuchus, Lycosaurus, Lycosuchida, Ordosidae, Pristerognathidae, Pristerosauria, Pristerosaurida, Regisauridae, Regisaurus, Scaloposaurida, Scylacoides, Scylacosaurida, Scylacosaurus, Simorhinellidae, Tigrisuchus, Trochosuchus, Yikezhaogia

Subtaxa: Alopecorhinus parvidens

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Ecology: carnivore

Distribution: found only at Beaufort West Commonage (Tropidostoma & Cistecephalus Assemblage Zone) (Permian of South Africa)

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