Tafelberg, near Middelburg (Triassic of South Africa)

Where: Eastern Cape, South Africa (31.7° S, 25.2° E: paleocoordinates 64.8° S, 23.6° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Lystrosaurus Assemblage Zone other zone, Induan (252.2 - 251.2 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; conglomerate

• "conglomeratic matrix"

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Reposited in the BPI

Collection methods: mechanical, peel or thin section,

Primary reference: J. W. Cosgriff and J. M. Zawiskie. 1979. A new species of the Rhytidosteidae from the Lystrosaurus Zone and a review of the Rhytidosteoidea. Palaeontologia Africana 22:1-27 [R. Butler/R. Butler]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 144128: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Richard Butler on 01.05.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Osteichthyes
 Temnospondyli - Rhytidosteidae
Pneumatostega potamia n. gen. n. sp.
Pneumatostega potamia n. gen. n. sp. Cosgriff and Zawiskie 1979 tetrapod
BP/1/F.981, impression of partial skull roof