Colesberg, Goede Hoop (Triassic of South Africa)

Where: Northern Cape, South Africa (30.7° S, 25.1° E: paleocoordinates 64.2° S, 21.8° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

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

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; pebbly conglomerate

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by A. J. Hesse, C. W. Thorpe in 1935

Collection methods: chemical,

• SAM: South African Museum, Cape Town

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 144129: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Richard Butler on 01.05.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Temnospondyli - Rhytidosteidae
Pneumatostega potamia Cosgriff and Zawiskie 1979 tetrapod
SAM 11188, partial skull and postcrania