|Named By:||Robert Broom in 1904|
|Time Period:||Late Permian|
|Size:||Skull about 30 centimetres long. Total body length roughly estimated to be about 1.8 meters long|
|Classification:||| Chordata | Synapsida | Therapsida | Therocephalia | Scylacosauridae ||
Glanosuchus is a genus of scylacosaurid therocephalian from the Late Permian of South Africa. The type species G. macrops was named by Robert Broom in 1904. Glanosuchus had a middle ear structure that was intermediate between that of early therapsids and mammals. Ridges in the nasal cavity of Glanosuchus suggest it had an at least partially endothermic metabolism similar to modern mammals.