Galechirus Broom 1907 (therapsid)

Osteichthyes - Anomodontia

Full reference: R. Broom. 1907. On Some New Fossil Reptiles from the Karroo Beds of Victoria West, South Africa. Transactions of the South African Philosophical Society 18:31-42

Parent taxon: Chainosauria according to J. Fröbisch and R. R. Reisz 2011

See also Broom 1907, Broom 1913, Carroll 1988, Cisneros et al. 2011 and King 1988

Sister taxa: Galeops, Galepus, Patranomodon

Subtaxa: Galechirus scholtzi Galechirus whaitsi

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Type: Galechirus scholtzi

Ecology: herbivore

Distribution: found only at Victoria West District (?Abrahamskraal Formation) (Permian of South Africa)

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