Name: Scylacops.
Phonetic: Sil-ak-ops.
Named By: Robert Broom‭ ‬-‭ ‬1913.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Synapsida,‭ ‬Therapsida,‭ ‬Gorgonopsidae,‭ ‬Gorgonopsinae.
Species: S. capensis (type), S.‭ ‬bigendens.
Diet: Carnivore.
Size: Unavailable.
Known locations: South Africa.
Time period: Permian
Fossil representation: Partial remains.

       Scylacops is a genus of gorgonopsid that once lived in what is now South Africa.

Further reading
- Studies on new specimens of the Gorgonopsia. - Palaeontologia Africana 1:1-28. - A. S. Brink & J. W. Kitching - 1953.


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