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Gorgonops eupachygnathus Watson 1921 (therapsid)

Osteichthyes - Gorgonopsia - Gorgonopidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 340879

Alternative combinations: Leptotracheliscops eupachygnathus, Leptotrachelus eupachygnathus

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

Sister taxa: Gorgonops dixeyi, Gorgonops kaiseri, Gorgonops longifrons, Gorgonops torvus, Gorgonops whaitsi

Type specimen: BMNH R 4051, a partial skull (A completely flattened and incomplete skull with lower jaw). Its type locality is Hansrivier, Beaufort West, which is in a Wuchiapingian terrestrial siliciclastic in South Africa.

Ecology: carnivore