Hoeksplaas (Dicynodon Assemblage Zone) (Permian to of South Africa)

Also known as Kleinefontein

Where: Western Cape, South Africa (31.6° S, 23.2° E: paleocoordinates 61.8° S, 28.4° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

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

• Direct date for the Dicynodon Assemblage Zone from Rubidge et al., 2013

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the BPI

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 174623: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Juan Benito Moreno on 19.11.2015, edited by Richard Butler and Bethany Allen

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Procolophonia - Owenettidae
Owenetta rubidgei Broom 1939 parareptile
Two skulls embedded in a small block of matrix
 Theromorpha -
Gorgonopsia indet. Seeley 1894 reptile
 Theromorpha - Gorgonopidae
Cyonosaurus longiceps Olson 1937 reptile
Two skulls
"Lycaenops alticeps n. sp." = Aelurognathus tigriceps6 Broom and Haughton 1913 reptile
BP/1/813
Rubidgea atrox6 Broom 1938 reptile
BP/1/195, partially restored skull and lower jaws
Osteichthyes
 Therapsida - Procynosuchidae
"Aelurodraco microps n. gen. n. sp." = Procynosuchus delaharpeae4, "Silphedestes polyodon n. gen. n. sp." = Procynosuchus delaharpeae
"Aelurodraco microps n. gen. n. sp." = Procynosuchus delaharpeae4 Broom 1937 therapsid
"Silphedestes polyodon n. gen. n. sp." = Procynosuchus delaharpeae Broom 1937 therapsid
 Therapsida - Galesauridae
"Nanictosaurus robustus n. sp." = Nanictosaurus kitchingi2
"Nanictosaurus robustus n. sp." = Nanictosaurus kitchingi2 Broom 1936 therapsid
RC 48, partial skull
 Therapsida -
Dicynodontia indet. Owen 1859 dicynodont
Digalodon rubidgei7 Broom and Robinson 1948 dicynodont
BP/1/157, skull and lower jaws (may be from Cistecephalus zone)
Daptocephalus leoniceps Owen dicynodont
"Dicynodon cadlei n. sp." = Dicynodon lacerticeps3 Owen 1845 dicynodont
RC 23, a skull missing the right temporal arch
 Therapsida - Cryptodontidae
Oudenodon bainii Owen 1860 therapsid
Four skulls
 Therocephalia -
 Therocephalia - Ictidosuchidae
Ictidosuchops intermedius Broom 1938 therapsid
 Therocephalia - Whaitsiidae
"Theriognathus microps" = Theriognathus microps5, "Moschorhynchus brachyrhinus n. sp." = Theriognathus microps1, "Aneugomphius ictidoceps n. gen. n. sp." = Theriognathus microps1, "Whaitsia pricei n. sp." = Theriognathus microps1
"Theriognathus microps" = Theriognathus microps5 Owen 1876 therapsid
BP/1/145, 153, 160, 163, 164, 182, 1202; SAM-PKK5512; UCM 23381; UCMP 42676
"Moschorhynchus brachyrhinus n. sp." = Theriognathus microps1 Owen 1876 therapsid
BP/1/149
"Aneugomphius ictidoceps n. gen. n. sp." = Theriognathus microps1 Owen 1876 therapsid
BP/1/11, skull
"Whaitsia pricei n. sp." = Theriognathus microps1 Owen 1876 therapsid
BP/1/9, skull