Scylacops Broom 1913 (therapsid)

Osteichthyes - Therapsida - Gorgonopidae

Synonym: Sycocephalus Brink and Kitching 1953

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

See also Carroll 1988

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

Subtaxa: Scylacops bigendens Scylacops capensis

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Type: Scylacops capensis

Ecology: carnivore


• Permian of South Africa (4 collections), Zambia (2)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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