Genus: Galesaurus OWEN, 1859
Etymology: Greek, gale, “weasel”, Greek, sauros, “lizard”: Weasel lizard.
= Glochinodon HOEPEN, 1916
Etymology: Greek, glokhinos, “arrow point”, Greek, odon, “tooth”: Arrow-point tooth.
= Glochinodontoides HAUGHTON, 1924
Etymology: “Glochinodon-like one”.
= Nanictosaurus BROOM, 1936
Etymology: Greek, nanos, “pigmy, dwarf”, Greek, iktis, “ferret”, Greek, sauros, “lizard”: Pigmy ferret lizard.

Species: planiceps OWEN, 1859
Etymology:

Holotype: BMNH 36220

Locality: "The Rhenosterberg", South Africa.

Horizon: Katberg Formation, Beaufort Group.

Biostratigraphy: Lystrosaurus Assemblage zone (Lystrosaurus-Thrinaxodon zone, KEYSER, 1979, SACS, 1980, Procolophon zone, Lystrosaurus zone, WATSON, 1914, BROOM, 1906).

Age: Early Scythian Epoch, Early Triassic.

Material: Fragmentary skull.

Referred material:

JENKINS, 1971

UMC R2721: Fragmentary skeleton.

 


RIGNEY, 1938, OLSON, 1944

Locality: Fairy Dale, Free (Orange Free) State, South Africa.

Horizon: Katberg Formation, Beaufort Group.

Biostratigraphy: Lystrosaurus Assemblage zone (Lystrosaurus-Thrinaxodon zone, KEYSER, 1979, SACS, 1980, Procolophon zone, Lystrosaurus zone, WATSON, 1914, BROOM, 1906).

Age: Early Scythian Epoch, Early Triassic.

Material:

Walker Museum 1563: Skull.

 


PARRINGTON

Locality: Harrismith, Free (Orange Free) State, Cape Province, South Africa.

Horizon: Katberg Formation, Beaufort Group.

Biostratigraphy: Lystrosaurus Assemblage zone (Lystrosaurus-Thrinaxodon zone, KEYSER, 1979, SACS, 1980, Procolophon zone, Lystrosaurus zone, WATSON, 1914, BROOM, 1906).

Age: Early Scythian Epoch, Early Triassic.

Material:

Number: Not given: Skull of a juvenile and cervical vertebrae.

Number: Not given: Fragmentary skeleton of an adult.

 


= Glochinodontoides gracilis HAUGHTON, 1924
Etymology:
= Galesaurus gracilis (HAUGHTON, 1924)

Holotype: Transvaal Museum 83

Locality: Harrismith, Free (Orange Free) State, Cape Province, South Africa.

Horizon: Katberg Formation, Beaufort Group.

Biostratigraphy: Lystrosaurus Assemblage zone (Lystrosaurus-Thrinaxodon zone, KEYSER, 1979, SACS, 1980, Procolophon zone, Lystrosaurus zone, WATSON, 1914, BROOM, 1906).

Age: Early Scythian Epoch, Early Triassic.

Material: Skull and lower jaw with some isolated postcrainal bones.

Referred material:

Locality:

Horizon:

Biostratigraphy:

Age:

Material:

AMNH 2223: Skull.

 

 


Locality: At Donovanskop near Bethulie, South Africa.

Horizon: Katberg Formation, Beaufort Group.

Biostratigraphy: Lystrosaurus Assemblage zone (Lystrosaurus-Thrinaxodon zone, KEYSER, 1979, SACS, 1980, Procolophon zone, Lystrosaurus zone, WATSON, 1914, BROOM, 1906).

Age: Early Scythian Epoch, Early Triassic.

Material:

National Museum, Bloemfontein C1186: Skull and dentary of a juvenile.

 


= Notictosaurus luckhoffi BROOM, 1936 (partim)

Referred material:

Locality: Wapadsberg near Bethesda Road Station, north of Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa.

Horizon: Katberg Formation, Beaufort Group.

Biostratigraphy: Lystrosaurus Assemblage zone (Lystrosaurus-Thrinaxodon zone, KEYSER, 1979, SACS, 1980, Procolophon zone, Lystrosaurus zone, WATSON, 1914, BROOM, 1906).

Age: Early Scythian Epoch, Early Triassic.

Material:

BP M370: Fragmentary skull.

BP M373: 2 fragmentary skulls.

 

BRINK

Locality: Lootsberg Pass between Graaff Reinet and Middelburg, not far from Bethesda Road Station, north of Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa.

Horizon: Katberg Formation, Beaufort Group.

Biostratigraphy: Lystrosaurus Assemblage zone (Lystrosaurus-Thrinaxodon zone, KEYSER, 1979, SACS, 1980, Procolophon zone, Lystrosaurus zone, WATSON, 1914, BROOM, 1906).

Age: Early Scythian Epoch, Early Triassic.

Material:

BP 0000: Nearly complete skull.

 

= Glochinodon detinens van HOEPEN, 1916
Etymology:

Holotype: Transvaal Museum 24

Locality: North of Brick-Works, Harrismith, Free (Orange Free) State, South Africa.

Horizon: Katberg Formation, Beaufort Group.

Biostratigraphy: Lystrosaurus Assemblage zone (Lystrosaurus-Thrinaxodon zone, KEYSER, 1979, SACS, 1980, Procolophon zone, Lystrosaurus zone, WATSON, 1914, BROOM, 1906).

Age: Early Scythian Epoch, Early Triassic.

Material: Skull, lower jaw and cervical vertebrae.

 


= Notictosaurus trigonocephalus BRINK & KITCHING, 1951
Etymology:

Holotype: Bernard Price Institute 223

Locality: Farm Honingkrans in the Burgersdorp District, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa.

Horizon: Katberg Formation, Beaufort Group.

Biostratigraphy: Lystrosaurus Assemblage zone (Lystrosaurus-Thrinaxodon zone, KEYSER, 1979, SACS, 1980, Procolophon zone, Lystrosaurus zone, WATSON, 1914, BROOM, 1906).

Age: Early Scythian Epoch, Early Triassic.

Material: Skull.

 


= Glochinodon = Galesaurus BRINK, 1986

Locality: Harrismith, Free (Orange Free) State, South Africa.

Horizon: Katberg Formation, Beaufort Group.

Biostratigraphy: Lystrosaurus Assemblage zone (Lystrosaurus-Thrinaxodon zone, KEYSER, 1979, SACS, 1980, Procolophon zone, Lystrosaurus zone, WATSON, 1914, BROOM, 1906).

Age: Early Scythian Epoch, Early Triassic.

Material:

NMB C177: Skull and imperfect skeleton.