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Scylacops Broom 1913 (therapsid)

Osteichthyes - Therapsida - Gorgonopidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 39125

Synonym: Sycocephalus Brink and Kitching 1953 (taxon 341032)

Parent taxon: Gorgonopsinae according to D. S. Sigogneau-Russell 1989

Sister taxa: Aelurosaurus, Aloposaurus, Arctognathus, Arctops, Broomisaurus, Cerdorhinus, Cyonosaurus, Gorgonops, Lycaenops, Paragalerhinus, Sauroctonus

Subtaxa: Scylacops bigendens, Scylacops capensis

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Type: Scylacops capensis

Ecology: carnivore