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Galechirus scholtzi

Taxonomy
Galechirus scholtzi was named by Broom (1907). Its type specimen is ?SAM 1068, a partial skeleton, and it is a mold. Its type locality is Victoria West District (?Abrahamskraal Formation), which is in a Capitanian terrestrial sandstone in the Abrahamskraal Formation of South Africa. It is the type species of Galechirus.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1907Galechirus scholtzi Broom p. 31 figs. 1-5 pl. III
1913Galechirus scholtzi Broom

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
Gnathostomata()
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
RankNameAuthor
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
Anomodontia(Owen 1859)
Chainosauria()
genusGalechirus
speciesscholtzi

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