Name: Scylacorhinus.
Phonetic: Sil-a-co-ry-nus.
Named By: Robert Broom‭ ‬-‭ ‬1915.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Synapsida,‭ ‬Therapsida,‭ ‬Therocephalia,‭ ‬Scylacosauria,‭ ‬Scylacosauridae.
Species: S.‭ ‬falkenbachi‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Carnivore.
Size: Unavailable.
Known locations: South Africa.
Time period: Permian.
Fossil representation: Partial remains.

       Scylacorhinus is a genus of scylacosaurid therapsid that lived in South Africa during the Permian.

Further reading
-‭ ‬Catalogue of types and figured specimens of fossil vertebrates in the American Museum of Natural History.‭ ‬II.‭–‬Permian,‭ ‬Triassic and Jurassic reptiles of South Africa.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History‭ ‬25‭(‬2‭)‬:105-164.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Robert Broom‭ ‬-‭ ‬1915.


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