Queen's Hill, Harrismith (Triassic of South Africa)

Also known as Queens Hill

Where: Free State, South Africa (28.3° S, 29.1° E: paleocoordinates 65.8° S, 12.3° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Lystrosaurus other zone, Katberg Formation (Beaufort Group), Induan (252.2 - 251.2 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the BPI

Primary reference: S. P. Modesto and H.-D. Sues. 2004. The skull of the Early Triassic archosauromorph reptile Prolacerta broomi and its phylogenetic significance. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 140:335-351 [R. Butler/R. Butler]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 105608: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Richard Butler on 23.02.2011

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Osteichthyes
 Temnospondyli - Amphibamidae
Micropholis stowi Huxley 1859 tetrapod
BP/1/5603, juvenile skull
Reptilia
 Eosuchia - Prolacertidae
Prolacerta broomi Parrington 1935 archosauromorph
BP/1/5066, a partial flattened skull