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Cyniscopoides broomi Brink and Kitching 1953 (therapsid)

Osteichthyes - Therapsida - Gorgonopidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 340825

Full reference: A. S. Brink and J. W. Kitching. 1953. Studies on new specimens of the Gorgonopsia. Palaeontologia Africana 1:1-28

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

Sister taxa: Cyonosaurus kitchingi, Cyonosaurus longiceps, Cyonosaurus rubidgei, Nanogorgon gracilis

Type specimen: BP/1/251, a skull (Somewhat incomplete skull and mandible). Its type locality is Waterval (Dicynodon Assemblage Zone), which is in a Wuchiapingian/Changhsingian terrestrial siliciclastic in South Africa.

Ecology: carnivore