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Bradysaurus baini

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Taxonomy
Pareiasaurus baini was named by Seeley (1892). Its type specimen is BMNH R1971, a skeleton (almost complete), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is De Bad farm, which is in a Capitanian dry floodplain mudstone in the Abrahamskraal Formation of South Africa.

It was recombined as Bradysaurus baini by Watson (1914), Haughton and Boonstra (1929) and Lee (1997).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1892Pareiasaurus baini Seeley figs. Pls. 17-19, 21, 22
1913Pareiasaurus baini Broom
1914Bradysaurus baini Watson p. 101
1929Bradysaurus baini Haughton and Boonstra p. 83
1929Platyoropha broomi Haughton and Boonstra p. 85
1934Pareiasaurus baini Swinton p. 55
1997Bradysaurus baini Lee p. 247 figs. 3A-7A, 8A&B, 11A, 12A, 14A, 15A, 17A

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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
speciesbaini()

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
No diagnoses are available