|Named By:||Robert Broom in 1913|
|Time Period:||Late Permian|
|Classification:||| Chordata | Synapsida | Therapsida | Gorgonopsidae | Gorgonopsinae ||
Scylacops is an extinct genus of Gorgonopsia. It was first named by Broom in 1913, and contains two species, S. bigendens, and S. capensis. Its fossils have been found in South Africa. It is believed to be closely related to the Gorgonopsian Sauroctonus progressus. Scylacops was a moderately sized Gorgonopsid.