Aelurognathus Haughton 1924 (reptile)

Reptilia - Theromorpha - Gorgonopidae

Synonyms: Gorgonorhinus Broom 1937, Leontocephalus Broom 1940, Prorubidgea Broom 1940, Tigricephalus Broom 1948

Full reference: S. H. Haughton. 1924. Investigations in South African Fossil Reptiles and Amphibia. 12. On some gorgonopsian skulls in the collection of the South African Museum. Annals of the South African Museum 12:499-517

Parent taxon: Rubidgeinae according to C. F. Kammerer 2016

See also Broom 1948, Carroll 1988 and Sigogneau-Russell 1989

Sister taxa: Aelurognathus nyasaensis, Leogorgon, Rubidgeini, Ruhuhucerberus, Smilesaurus, Sycosaurus

Subtaxa: Aelurognathus tigriceps Leontocephalus rubidgei

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Type: Scymnognathus tigriceps

Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Permian of South Africa (19 collections), Zambia (2)

Total: 21 collections including 25 occurrences

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