Named By: Robert Broom - 1903.
Classification: Chordata, Synapsida, Therapsida, Therocephalia, Scylacosauria, Scylacosauridae.
Species: S. sclateri (type).
Size: Possibly up to 1 meter long.
Known locations: South Africa.
Time period: Early Triassic.
Fossil representation: Partial remains.
Scylacosaurus is a genus of therapsid that lived in South Africa.
- On the structure of the palate in the primitive theriodonts. - Geological Magazine 10 (8): 343–345. - Robert Broom - 1903.