Visgat, Conway, Middelburg (Triassic of South Africa)

Where: Eastern Cape, South Africa (31.7° S, 25.3° E: paleocoordinates 65.5° S, 21.8° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

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

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Ewer

• SAM: South African Museum, Cape Town

Primary reference: J. Welman. 1998. The taxonomy of the South African proterosuchids (Reptilia, Archosauromorpha). Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 18:340-347 [R. Butler/R. Butler]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 117184: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Richard Butler on 16.09.2011

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Eosuchia - Proterosuchidae
Proterosuchus fergusi Broom 1903 archosauromorph
SAM K140, skull and postcranial material
Osteichthyes
 Therapsida - Lystrosauridae
Lystrosaurus murrayi Huxley 1859 dicynodont
Lystrosaurus declivis Brink 1951 dicynodont