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meaning: "wolf crocodile"
Named By: Robert Broom in 1903
Time Period: Middle Permian, 265-260 Ma
Location: South Africa
Size: Skull about 23 centimetres long. Total body length about 120 centimetres long
Diet: Carnivore
Fossil(s): Partial remains
Classification: | Chordata | Synapsida | Therapsida | Therocephalia | Lycosuchidae |

Lycosuchus ("wolf crocodile") is an extinct carnivorous genus of therocephalian which lived in the Middle Permian 265--260 Ma existing for approximately 5 million years. It was a medium-sized predator, reaching 1.2 m (3.8 ft) in length with a skull 23 cm long.

Discovered in South Africa, it was named by paleontologist Robert Broom in 1903 and later assigned by him to Therocephalia.

Read more about Lycosuchus at Wikipedia
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