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Gorgonops dixeyi Haughton 1926 (therapsid)

Osteichthyes - Gorgonopsia - Gorgonopidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 340881

Alternative combination: Chiwetasaurus dixeyi

Full reference: S. H. Haughton. 1926. On Karroo vertebrates from Nyasaland. Transactions of the Geological Society of South Africa 29:69-83

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

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

Type specimen: SAM-PK-7846, a skull. Its type locality is Fossils 'B2', Upper Bone Bed, Chiweta, which is in a Wuchiapingian terrestrial horizon in the Chiweta Beds Formation of Malawi.

Ecology: carnivore