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Named By: S. H. Haughton in 1924
Time Period: Late Permian[1] 259-252.3 Ma
Location: South Africa.Tanzania
Size: About 1.2 meters long for S. laticeps, to up to 2.5 meters long for S. kingoriensis
Diet: Carnivore
Fossil(s): Various individuals
Classification: | Chordata | Synapsida | Therapsida | Gorgonopsidae | Rubidgeinae |
Also known as: | Aelurognathus haughtoni | Cephalicustriodus kingoriensis | Leontosaurus | Lycaenops kingoriensis | Ruhuhucerberus terror | Sycosaurus vanderhorsti Sigogneau |

Sycosaurus is an extinct genus of rubidgeine gorgonopsian. It was medium-sized, about 1.2 m in length. It was first named by Haughton in 1924, and contains two species, S. laticeps and S. nowaki.

Read more about Sycosaurus at Wikipedia
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