Scylacoides Broom 1915 (therapsid)

Osteichthyes - Therocephalia

Full reference: R. Broom. 1915. Catalogue of types and figured specimens of fossil vertebrates in the American Museum of Natural History. II.–Permian, Triassic and Jurassic reptiles of South Africa. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 25(2):105-164

Parent taxon: Therocephalia according to R. Broom 1915

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

Subtaxa: Scylacoides ferox

View classification

Type: Scylacoides ferox

Ecology: carnivore

Distribution: found only at Beaufort West Commonage (Tropidostoma & Cistecephalus Assemblage Zone) (Permian of South Africa)

Show more details


Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.


Click image to enlarge. Click to access iDigBio record.