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Nanogorgon gracilis Broom and Robinson 1948 (therapsid)

Osteichthyes - Therapsida - Gorgonopidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 323835

Full reference: R. Broom and J. T. Robinson. 1948. Some new fossil reptiles from the Karoo Beds of South Africa. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 118:392-407

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

Sister taxa: Cyniscopoides broomi, Cyonosaurus kitchingi, Cyonosaurus longiceps, Cyonosaurus rubidgei

Type specimen: BP/1/3, a skull (Almost complete and very small skull with the lower jaw and a few cervical vertebrae). Its type locality is Blaauwpoort, Murraysburg, Daptocephalus Assemblage Zone, which is in a Wuchiapingian/Changhsingian terrestrial siliciclastic in South Africa.

Ecology: carnivore