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Temporal range: Late Permian
Alopecognathus minor Haughton.jpg
Dorsal (left) and (ventral) right views of the skull of Alopecognathus minor, 1918
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Order: Therapsida
Suborder: Therocephalia
Family: Scylacosauridae
Genus: Alopecognathus
Broom, 1915

Alopecognathus is an extinct genus of therocephalian therapsid from the Late Permian of South Africa.[1]


  1. ^ Haughton, S.H. (1918). "Some new carnivorous Therapsida, with notes upon the braincase in certain species". Annals of the South African Museum. 12: 175–216.