Rietport, Dewetsdorp (Triassic of South Africa)

Also known as Rietpoort

Where: Free State, South Africa (29.6° S, 26.7° E: paleocoordinates 65.2° S, 15.9° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Lystrosaurus other zone, Beaufort Group, Early/Lower Triassic (252.2 - 247.2 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the BPI

Collection methods: mechanical,

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 105609: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Richard Butler on 23.02.2011, edited by Bethany Allen

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Eosuchia - Prolacertidae
Prolacerta broomi Parrington 1935 archosauromorph
BP/1/5375, skull
 Therapsida -
Galesaurus planiceps Owen 1860 therapsid
NMQR 3340, skull and partial limb bone