Steilkrans, Fort Beaufort (Permian of South Africa)

Also known as Stylkranz, Stylkrans

Where: Graaff-Reinet, South Africa (32.0° S, 24.5° E: paleocoordinates 62.6° S, 28.7° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• Direct dates for the Cistecephalus Assemblage Zone from Rubidge et al., 2013

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the BMNH

Primary reference: J. W. Kitching. 1977. The distribution of the Karroo vertebrate fauna. Memoirs of the Bernard Price Institute for Palaeontological Research 1:1-131 [H. Sims/J. Camp]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 171378: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Richard Butler on 09.07.2015, edited by Juan Benito Moreno

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Procolophonia -
Anthodon serrarius n. gen. n. sp.2
Anthodon serrarius n. gen. n. sp.2 Owen 1876 parareptile
BMNH 47337
 Theromorpha - Gorgonopidae
Lycaenops ornatus Broom 1925 reptile
Osteichthyes
 Therapsida - Cistecephalidae
"Cistecephalus microrhinus n. gen. n. sp." = Cistecephalus microrhinus2, "Cistecephalus planiceps n. sp." = Cistecephalus microrhinus2
"Cistecephalus microrhinus n. gen. n. sp." = Cistecephalus microrhinus2 Owen 1876 dicynodont
BMNH R47066, an imperfect skull
"Cistecephalus planiceps n. sp." = Cistecephalus microrhinus2 Owen 1876 dicynodont
BMNH R47070, an imperfect skull
 Therapsida -
"Cistecephalus leptorhinus n. sp." = Dicynodon leptorhinus2, "Dicynodon woodwardi" = Basilodon woodwardi, "Dinanomodon rubidgei n. gen. n. sp." = Dinanomodon gilli1
"Cistecephalus leptorhinus n. sp." = Dicynodon leptorhinus2 Owen 1876 dicynodont
NHMUK 47067, an extremely poorly preserved partial skull
"Dicynodon woodwardi" = Basilodon woodwardi Broom 1913 dicynodont
"Dinanomodon rubidgei n. gen. n. sp." = Dinanomodon gilli1 Broom 1932 dicynodont
RC No. 9, a skull
 Therapsida - Pylaecephalidae
"Dicynodon parvidens n. sp." = Diictodon feliceps2
"Dicynodon parvidens n. sp." = Diictodon feliceps2 Owen 1876 dicynodont
NHMUK 47062, a partial skull and jaws in a matrix nodule
 Therapsida - Cryptodontidae
"Oudenodon megalops n. sp." = Oudenodon bainii2, Aulacephalodon bainii
"Oudenodon megalops n. sp." = Oudenodon bainii2 Owen 1860 therapsid
NHMUK 47061, a very poorly preserved, weathered partial skull
Aulacephalodon bainii Owen 1845 therapsid
 Therocephalia - Ictidosuchidae
Ictidosuchoides longiceps Broom 1920 therapsid
 Therocephalia -
Tigrisuchus simus Owen therapsid