Stylkrantz, Sniewe Berg (Dicynodon AZ) (Permian to of South Africa)

Also known as Sneeuwberg, Steilkrans, Styl Krantz, Stylkrans

Where: Eastern Cape, South Africa (32.0° S, 24.5° E: paleocoordinates 63.0° S, 28.0° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Dicynodon or Daptocephalus Assemblage Zone other zone, Beaufort Group, Wuchiapingian to Wuchiapingian (259.9 - 252.2 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Mr. Bain; reposited in the BMNH

Primary reference: T. H. Huxley. 1868. On Saurosternon Bainii, and Pristerodon McKayi, two new fossil lacertilian reptiles from South Africa. Geological Magazine 47:201-205 [R. Butler/R. Butler]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 171337: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Richard Butler on 06.07.2015, edited by Bethany Allen

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Eosuchia -
Saurosternon bainii n. gen. n. sp.
Saurosternon bainii n. gen. n. sp. Huxley 1868 diapsid
BMNH R1234
 Therapsida - Cryptodontidae
Oudenodon bainii2 Owen 1860 therapsid
 Therocephalia - Ictidosuchidae
Ictidosuchops intermedius1 Broom 1938 therapsid
RC 104, partial skeleton
 Therocephalia - Whaitsiidae
Theriognathus microps n. gen. n. sp.2
Theriognathus microps n. gen. n. sp.2 Owen 1876 therapsid
BMNH 47065