Lycaenops Broom 1925 (reptile)

Reptilia - Theromorpha - Gorgonopidae

Synonym: Tangagorgon Boonstra 1953

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

See also Carroll 1988 and Werdelin and Peigne 2010

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

Subtaxa: Lycaenops angusticeps Lycaenops minor Lycaenops ornatus Lycaenops quadrata Lycaenops sollasi Lycaenops tenuirostris

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Type: Lycaenops ornatus

Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Permian of Malawi (1 collection), South Africa (15), Zambia (2)

Total: 18 collections each including a single occurrence

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