*SPECIAL NOTE* - Prorubidgea has now been found to be a synonym to Aelurognathus. This page remains online for archive purposes.


Name: Prorubidgea ‭(‬before Rubidgea‭)‬.
Phonetic: Pro-ru-bid-ge-ah.
Named By: Robert Broom‭ ‬-‭ ‬1920.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Synapsida,‭ ‬Therapsida,‭ ‬Gorgonopsia.
Species: P.‭ ‬alticeps,‭ ‬P.‭ ‬brinki,‭ ‬P.‭ ‬brodiei,‭ ‬P.‭ ‬maccabei,‭ ‬P.‭ ‬pugnax‭ & ‬P.‭ ‬robusta.
Diet: Carnivore.
Size: Skulls about‭ ‬25.5‭ ‬centimetres long.
Known locations: South Africa.
Time period: Permian.
Fossil representation: Skulls.

       Prorubidgea was a genus of gorgonopsid that lived in what is now‭ ‬South Africa.‭ ‬Prorubidgea was a predator of other creatures,‭ ‬and was named for its similarity to the genus Rubidgea.


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