Name: Ichibengops ‭(‬Scarface‭)‬.
Phonetic: E-che-ben-gops.
Named By: Adam K.‭ ‬Huttenlocker,‭ ‬Christian A.‭ ‬Sidor‭ & ‬Kenenth D.‭ ‬Angielczyk‭ ‬-‭ ‬2015.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Synapsida,‭ ‬Therapsida,‭ ‬Therocephalia,‭ ‬Eutherocephalia.
Species: I.‭ ‬munyamadziensis‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Carnivore.
Size: Unavailable.
Known locations: Zambia‭ ‬-‭ ‬Madumabisa Mudstone Formation.
Time period: Wuchiapingian of the Permian.
Fossil representation: Skull.

       Dubbed‭ ‘‬scarface‭’ ‬in the popular media when first described,‭ ‬Ichibengops is a possibly second genus of venomous therocephalian therapsid that lived in Africa during the Late Permian.‭ ‬This is because Ichibengops has similar grooved teeth with potential placement of venom glands as another genus of therocephalian therapsid called Euchambersia,‭ ‬also speculated to have been venomous.‭ ‬Ichibengops is also the first therocephalian therapsid from Zambia to be described in detail.‭

Further reading
-‭ ‬A new eutherocephalian‭ (‬Therapsida,‭ ‬Therocephalia‭) ‬from the upper Permian Madumabisa Mudstone Formation‭ (‬Luangwa Basin‭) ‬of Zambia.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Adam K.‭ ‬Huttenlocker,‭ ‬Christian A.‭ ‬Sidor‭ & ‬Kenenth D.‭ ‬Angielczyk‭ ‬-‭ ‬2015.


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