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Bradysaurus seeleyi

Reptilia -

Taxonomy
Bradysaurus seeleyi was named by Haughton and Boonstra (1929). Its type specimen is BMNH 49426, a partial skeleton (complete skull and lower jaw, partial vertebral column, some ribs, osteoderms, and parts of girdles), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Palmietfontein, which is in a Capitanian floodplain sandstone/claystone in the Abrahamskraal Formation of South Africa.

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1929Bradysaurus seeleyi Haughton and Boonstra p. 82
1929Bradysaurus vanderbyli Haughton and Boonstra p. 82
1997Bradysaurus seeleyi Lee p. 241

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
RankNameAuthor
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassParareptilia
Procolophonomorpha()
Procolophonia()
Hallucicrania
superfamilyPareiasauroideaNopsca 1928
Pareiasauria()
genusBradysaurus
speciesseeleyi

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
ReferenceDiagnosis
S. H. Haughton and L. D. Boonstra 1929Posterior border of cheek with well-defined bosses.