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Aelurosaurus






Name


Aelurosaurus felinus


Authority
   

Owen, 1881


Meaning of the generic name


Cat Lizard


Size


Skull length: 13 cm ,Length: 0.7 m?


Remains


Holotype: partial skull


Age and Distribution


Horizon: Cistecephalus assemblage zone, Beaufort group, Upper Permian (Wuchiapingian).
Type locality:
Karoo basin, South Africa.


Classification


Synapsida Therapsida Gorgonopsia Gorgonopsidae

  Further Reading

  Owen, R., 1881, On the Order Theriodontia, with a Description of a new genus and species (Aelurosaurus felinus, Ow): Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London, v. 37, p. 261-265.

 Synonyms

  Aelurosaurus tenuirostris Broom, 1911; Aelurosaurus striatidens Broom, 1912; Aelurosauroides watsoni Boonstra, 1934



Life reconstruction of Aelurosaurus felinus
 N. Tamura)


Holotype skull of Aelurosaurus felinus. From Owen, 1881.


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