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Gorgonops kaiseri Broili and Schroder 1934 (therapsid)

Osteichthyes - Gorgonopsia - Gorgonopidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 340880

Alternative combination: Pachyrhinos kaiseri

Full reference: F. Broili and J. Schroder. 1934. Beobachtungen an Wirbeltieren der Karooformation. Sitzungsberichte - Bayerische Akademie der Wissenschaften 3:209-223

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

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

Type specimen: BSPG 1934 VIII 10, a skull (partial skull). Its type locality is Farm La-de-da, which is in a Capitanian fluvial siliciclastic in South Africa.

Ecology: carnivore