Scylacosaurus Broom 1903 (therapsid)

Osteichthyes - Therocephalia

Synonym: Scylacorhinus Broom 1915

Full reference: R. Broom. 1903. On Some New Primitive Theriodonts in the South African Museum. Annals of the South African Museum 4(2):147-158

Parent taxon: Therocephalia according to R. Broom 1915

See also Boonstra 1969 and Broom 1913

Sister taxa: Alopecodontidae, Alopecopsidae, Alopecorhinus, Arnognathus, Arnognathus parvidens, Bauriida, Baurioidea, Crapartinellidae, Cynochampsa, Euchambersiidae, Eutherocephalia, Gorynychus, Ictidognathus, Ictidosuchus, Lycosaurus, Lycosuchida, Ordosidae, Pristerognathidae, Pristerosauria, Pristerosaurida, Regisauridae, Regisaurus, Scaloposaurida, Scylacoides, Scylacosaurida, Simorhinellidae, Tigrisuchus, Trochosuchus, Yikezhaogia

Subtaxa: Scylacosaurus sclateri

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Type: Scylacosaurus sclateri

Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Permian of South Africa (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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