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Galechirus Broom 1907 (therapsid)

Osteichthyes - Therapsida

PaleoDB taxon number: 39003

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

Sister taxa: Dicynodontia, Galeops, Galepus, Patranomodon

Subtaxa: Galechirus jouberti, Galechirus scholtzi, Galechirus whaitsi

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Type: Galechirus scholtzi

Ecology: herbivore