Oorlog's Kloof, Calvinia (Permian of South Africa)

Also known as Oorlogskloof

Where: Northern Cape, South Africa (31.5° S, 19.5° E: paleocoordinates 58.5° S, 31.4° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Beaufort Group, Wuchiapingian (259.9 - 254.2 Ma)

• base of the Cistecephalus Assemblage Zone

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; fine-grained sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast, adpression

Collected by R. Broom

Collection methods: surface (float), hydrochloric,

Primary reference: R. L. Carroll. 1976. Galesphyrus capensis, a younginid eosuchian from the Cistecephalus Zone of South Africa. Annals of the South African Museum 72(4):59-68 [J. Mueller/T. Liebrecht/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 115685: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 03.09.2011

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Eosuchia -
Galesphyrus capensis n. gen. n. sp.
Galesphyrus capensis n. gen. n. sp. Broom 1914 diapsid
SAM 2758