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Gorgonops torvus Owen 1876 (therapsid)

Osteichthyes - Gorgonopsia - Gorgonopidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 56786

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

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

Type specimen: BMNH R 1647, a partial skull (Incomplete and flattened skull). Its type locality is Mildenhalls, which is in a Wuchiapingian terrestrial horizon in South Africa.

Ecology: carnivore