Procolophon trigoniceps Owen 1876 (parareptile)

Reptilia - Procolophonia - Procolophonidae

Synonyms: Procolophon baini Broom 1905, Procolophon brasiliensis Cisneros and Schultz 2002, Procolophon cuneiceps Seeley 1878, Procolophon griersoni Seeley 1878, Procolophon laticeps Seeley 1878, Procolophon minor Owen 1876, Procolophon platyrhinus Seeley 1905, Procolophon pricei Lavina 1983, Procolophon sphenorhinus Seeley 1905

Belongs to Procolophon according to R. L. Carroll and W. Lindsay 1985

See also Broom 1903, Broom 1905, Broom 1913, Cisneros 2008, Cisneros and Schultz 2002, Colbert 1946, Colbert and Kitching 1975, Huene 1939, Lavina 1983, Seeley 1878, Seeley 1889 and Seeley 1905

Sister taxa: none

Type specimens:

  • Procolophon trigoniceps: BMNH R1726, a skull. Its type locality is Donnybrook (Queenstown District), which is in an Induan/Olenekian fluvial mudstone in the Katberg Formation of South Africa.
  • Procolophon baini:
  • Procolophon brasiliensis: MCN PV 1905, a partial skull (incl. lower jaws; skull roof and posterior part of skull and jaws missing). Its type locality is Rinc√£o dos Weiss, which is in an Induan/Olenekian fluvial conglomerate/sandstone in the Sanga do Cabral Formation of Brazil.
  • Procolophon cuneiceps: a specimen in the BMNH, a partial skull. Its type locality is Donnybrook (Queenstown District), which is in an Induan/Olenekian fluvial mudstone in the Katberg Formation of South Africa.
  • Procolophon griersoni: a specimen in the BMNH, a partial skull. Its type locality is Donnybrook (Queenstown District), which is in an Induan/Olenekian fluvial mudstone in the Katberg Formation of South Africa.
  • Procolophon laticeps: a specimen in the BMNH, a partial skull. Its type locality is Donnybrook (Queenstown District), which is in an Induan/Olenekian fluvial mudstone in the Katberg Formation of South Africa.
  • Procolophon minor: BMNH R1727, a skull. Its type locality is Donnybrook (Queenstown District), which is in an Induan/Olenekian fluvial mudstone in the Katberg Formation of South Africa.
  • Procolophon platyrhinus: BMNH R3766, a skull. Its type locality is Fernrocks near Tafelberg Station, which is in an Induan/Olenekian fluvial siliciclastic in the Katberg Formation of South Africa.
  • Procolophon pricei: UFRGS PV 0231T, a partial skull (incl. partial mandible). Its type locality is Campo da Pedra, which is in an Induan/Olenekian fluvial conglomerate in the Sanga do Cabral Formation of Brazil.
  • Procolophon sphenorhinus: Its type locality is Fernrocks near Tafelberg Station, which is in an Induan/Olenekian fluvial siliciclastic in the Katberg Formation of South Africa.

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Triassic of Antarctica (3 collections), Brazil (3), South Africa (6)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

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