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Sycosaurus Haughton 1924 (therapsid)

Osteichthyes - Gorgonopsia - Gorgonopidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 39126

Synonyms: Cephalicustriodus Parrington 1974 (no. 140786), Tetraodon Broili and Schröder 1936 (no. 335506), Tetraodontonius Kuhn 1961 (no. 335507)

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

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

Subtaxa: Sycosaurus laticeps, Sycosaurus nowaki

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Type: Sycosaurus laticeps

Ecology: carnivore