Gorgonops torvus Owen 1876 (reptile)

Reptilia - Theromorpha - Gorgonopidae

Belongs to Gorgonops according to D. S. Sigogneau-Russell 1989

See also Broom 1913

Sister taxa: Gorgonops dixeyi, Gorgonops eupachygnathus, Gorgonops kaiseri, Gorgonops longifrons, Gorgonops whaitsi

Type specimen: BMNH R 1647, a partial skull (Incomplete and flattened skull). Its type locality is Mildenhalls, which is in a Wuchiapingian terrestrial horizon in South Africa.

Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Permian of South Africa (7 collections)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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