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Cyonosaurus Olson 1937 (therapsid)

Osteichthyes - Therapsida - Gorgonopidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 39114

Synonyms: Alopecorhynchus Brink and Kitching 1953 (no. 340829), Nanogorgon Broom and Robinson 1948 (no. 323834)

Parent taxon: Gorgonopsinae according to D. S. Sigogneau-Russell 1989

Sister taxa: Aelurosaurus, Aloposaurus, Arctognathus, Arctops, Broomisaurus, Cerdorhinus, Gorgonops, Lycaenops, Paragalerhinus, Sauroctonus, Scylacops

Subtaxa: Cyniscopoides broomi, Cyonosaurus kitchingi, Cyonosaurus longiceps, Cyonosaurus rubidgei, Nanogorgon gracilis

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Type: Cyonosaurus longiceps

Ecology: carnivore