Named By: Robert Broom - 1915.
Classification: Chordata, Synapsida, Therapsida, Therocephalia, Scylacosauria, Scylacosauridae.
Species: S. falkenbachi (type).
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.
- 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.