Spitzkop, Graaff-Reinet (Permian of South Africa)

Where: Eastern Cape, South Africa (32.4° S, 24.3° E: paleocoordinates 62.6° S, 29.7° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Cistecephalus Assemblage Zone other zone, Beaufort Group, Wuchiapingian (259.9 - 254.2 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the AMNH

• SAM: Iziko South African Museum, Cape Town

Primary reference: S. H. Haughton. 1925. Investigations in South African fossil reptiles and amphibians (Part 13). Annals of the South African Museum 22:227-261 [R. Butler/R. Butler]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 144271: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Richard Butler on 03.05.2013, edited by Bethany Allen

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Osteichthyes
 Temnospondyli - Rhinesuchidae
"Rhinesuchus capensis n. sp." = Rhinesuchoides capensis
"Rhinesuchus capensis n. sp." = Rhinesuchoides capensis Haughton 1925 tetrapod
SAM 7419, poorly preserved skull (holotype)
Reptilia
 Gorgodontia - Tapinocephalidae
Moschops capensis n. sp. Broom 1911 reptile
ANMH 5550 (holotype), skull; AMNH 5552 and 5553, both topotype skulls