|Basic info||Taxonomic history||Classification||Relationships|
|Morphology||Ecology and taphonomy||External Literature Search||Age range and collections|
It was assigned to Cynodontia by Kuhn (1946); to Cynognathoidea by Hopson and Kitching (1972); to Cynodontia by Haughton and Brink (1954) and Colbert and Kitching (1977); to Procynosuchia by Kemp (1982) and Carroll (1988); and to Epicynodontia by Bonaparte (2012).
|Year||Name and author|
|1946||Cynosuchidae Kuhn p. 57|
|1946||Galesauridae Kuhn p. 57|
|1954||Cynosauridae Haughton and Brink p. 8|
|1954||Galesauridae Haughton and Brink p. 8|
|1972||Galesauridae Hopson and Kitching|
|1977||Galesauridae Colbert and Kitching p. 3|
|1982||Galesauridae Kemp p. 349|
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