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Gorgonops Owen 1876 (therapsid)

Osteichthyes - Therapsida - Gorgonopidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 39118

Synonyms: Chiwetasaurus Haughton 1926 (no. 335785), Leptotracheliscops Kuhn 1965 (no. 340877), Leptotrachelus Watson 1921 (no. 340875), Pachyrhinos Broili and Schroder 1934 (no. 53725), Scymnognathus Broom 1912 (no. 56784)

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

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

Subtaxa: Gorgonops dixeyi, Gorgonops eupachygnathus, Gorgonops kaiseri, Gorgonops longifrons, Gorgonops torvus, Gorgonops whaitsi

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Ecology: carnivore