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Galesaurus planiceps

Taxonomy
Galesaurus planiceps was named by Owen (1860). It is not a trace fossil.

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1860Galesaurus planiceps Owen p. 56
1861Galesaurus planiceps Owen p. 267
1913Galesaurus planiceps Broom
1916Glochinodon detinens van Hoepen
1924Glochinodontoides gracilis Haughton
1948Notictosaurus gracilis Broom and Robinson p. 406 figs. 11-12

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
RankNameAuthor
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderProcynosuchia
Galesauria
genusGalesaurus
speciesplaniceps

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
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialuc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Diet: carnivoreg
Created: 2009-01-03 20:49:37
Modified: 2009-01-03 22:49:37
Source: g = genus, c = class, subp = subphylum, uc = unranked clade
References: Kiessling 2004, Benton 1983, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: Induan or 252.17000 to 251.20000 Ma

Collections (8 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Induan252.17 - 251.2South Africa (Eastern Cape) Galesaurus planiceps (144320)
Induan252.17 - 251.2South Africa (Free State) Glochinodontoides gracilis (80140)
Early/Lower Triassic252.17 - 247.2South Africa (Eastern Cape) Galesaurus planiceps (105606)
Early/Lower Triassic252.17 - 247.2South Africa (Estcourt) Galesaurus planiceps (196394)
Early/Lower Triassic252.17 - 247.2South Africa (Free State) Galesaurus planiceps (105609)
Induan - Olenekian252.17 - 247.2South Africa (Free State) Galesaurus planiceps (88282 98602)
Induan - Olenekian252.17 - 247.2South Africa (Eastern Cape) Galesaurus planiceps (105610)