Named By: Robert Broom - 1913.
Classification: Chordata, Synapsida, Therapsida, Biarmosuchia, Ictidorhinidae.
Species: I. martinsi (type).
Size: Skull roughly 10 centimetres long.
Known locations: South Africa, Beaufort group - Dicynodon Assemblage Zone.
Time period: Late Permian.
Fossil representation: Partial skull, possibly of a juvenile.
Ictidorhinus is a genus of biarmosuchian therapsid that lived in South Africa during the late Permian. At the time of writing the genus is still only known by a single partial skull, that shows some juvenile characteristics such as a large orbit.
- On a nearly perfect skull of a new species of the gorgonopsia. - Annals of the South African Museum, v. 12, part 1, p. 8-10. - Robert Broom - 1913.