Name: Scylacosaurus.
Phonetic: Sil-a-so-sore-us.
Named By: Robert Broom‭ ‬-‭ ‬1903.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Synapsida,‭ ‬Therapsida,‭ ‬Therocephalia,‭ ‬Scylacosauria,‭ ‬Scylacosauridae.
Species: S.‭ ‬sclateri‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Carnivore.
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.

Further reading
-‭ ‬On the structure of the palate in the primitive theriodonts.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Geological Magazine‭ ‬10‭ (‬8‭)‬:‭ ‬343‭–‬345.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Robert Broom‭ ‬-‭ ‬1903.


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