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Aelurognathus Haughton 1924 (therapsid)

Osteichthyes - Therapsida - Gorgonopidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 39108

Synonyms: Gorgonorhinus Broom 1937 (no. 335405), Leontocephalus Broom 1940 (no. 39119), Prorubidgea Broom 1940 (no. 39122), Tigricephalus Broom 1948 (no. 335406)

Full reference: S. H. Haughton. 1924. Investigations in South African Fossil Reptiles and Amphibia. 12. On some gorgonopsian skulls in the collection of the South African Museum. Annals of the South African Museum 12:499-517

Parent taxon: Rubidgeinae according to C. F. Kammerer 2016

Sister taxa: Aelurognathus nyasaensis, Rubidgeini, Ruhuhucerberus, Smilesaurus, Sycosaurus

Subtaxa: Aelurognathus tigriceps, Aelurognathus whaitsi

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Type: Scymnognathus tigriceps

Ecology: carnivore