Gorgonops Owen 1876 (therapsid)

Osteichthyes - Therapsida - Gorgonopidae

Synonyms: Chiwetasaurus Haughton 1926, Leptotracheliscops Kuhn 1965, Leptotrachelus Watson 1921, Pachyrhinos Broili and Schroder 1934, Scymnognathus Broom 1912

Parent taxon: Gorgonopsinae according to D. S. Sigogneau-Russell 1989

See also Boonstra 1969, Broom 1912, Broom 1913, Broom 1948, Carroll 1988, Haughton 1926 and Huene 1950

Sister taxa: Aelurosaurus, Aloposaurus, Arctognathus, Arctops, Broomisaurus, Cerdorhinus, Cyonosaurus, Lycaenops, Paragalerhinus, Pravoslavlevia, Scylacops

Subtaxa: Gorgonops dixeyi Gorgonops kaiseri Gorgonops longifrons Gorgonops torvus Gorgonops whaitsi Leptotracheliscops eupachygnathus

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Ecology: carnivore


• Permian of Malawi (2 collections), South Africa (11), Zambia (1)

Total: 14 collections including 16 occurrences

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