Name: Progalesaurus ‭(‬Before Galesaurus‭)‬.
Phonetic: Pro-gal-e-sor-us.
Named By: C.‭ ‬A.‭ ‬Sidor‭ & ‬R.‭ ‬M.‭ ‬H.‭ ‬Smith‭ ‬-‭ ‬2004.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Synapsida,‭ ‬Therapsida,‭ ‬Cynodontia,‭ ‬Galesauridae.
Species: P.‭ ‬lootbergensis‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Carnivore.
Size: Unavailable.
Known locations: South Africa‭ ‬-‭ ‬Balfour Formation.
Time period: Induan of the Triassic.
Fossil representation: Partial remains.

       Progalesaurus is a genus of galesaurid cynodont that lived in South Africa during the early Triassic.

Further reading
-‭ ‬A new galesaurid‭ (‬Therapsida:‭ ‬Cyndontia‭) ‬from the Lower Triassic of South Africa.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Palaeontology‭ ‬47:535-556.‭ ‬-‭ ‬C.‭ ‬A.‭ ‬Sidor‭ & ‬R.‭ ‬M.‭ ‬H.‭ ‬Smith‭ ‬-‭ ‬2004.
- Aggregations and parental care in the Early Triassic basal cynodonts Galesaurus planiceps and Thrinaxodon liorhinus. - PeerJ. 5: e2875. - Sandra C. Jasinoski & Fernando Abdala - 2017.


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