Name: Scymnosaurus.
Phonetic: Sim-no-sore-us.
Named By: Robert Broom‭ ‬1903.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Synapsida, Therapsid, Scylacosauridae.
Species: S.‭ ‬ferox,‭ ‬S.‭ ‬warreni.
Diet: Carnivore.
Size: Unavailable.
Known locations: South Africa.
Time period: Permian.
Fossil representation: Partial remains.

       Scymnosaurus is a genus of scylacosaurid therapsid.

Further reading
- On Some New Primitive Theriodonts in the South African Museum. - Annals of the South African Museum 4(2):147-158. - R. Broom - 1903.


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