Wimbledon (Permian of South Africa)

Also known as Welgevonden

Where: Eastern Cape, South Africa (32.1° S, 24.5° E: paleocoordinates 62.6° S, 29.0° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

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 174626: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Juan Benito Moreno on 19.11.2015

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Osteichthyes
 Temnospondyli - Rhinesuchidae
"Rhinesuchus rubidgei n. sp." = Rhinesuchoides tenuiceps4
"Rhinesuchus rubidgei n. sp." = Rhinesuchoides tenuiceps4 Olson and Broom 1937 tetrapod
Skull
 Therapsida -
Dicynodontia indet. Owen 1859 dicynodont
 Therapsida - Cistecephalidae
Cistecephalus microrhinus Owen 1876 dicynodont
 Therapsida - Pylaecephalidae
"Dicynodon nanus n. sp." = Diictodon feliceps1
"Dicynodon nanus n. sp." = Diictodon feliceps1 Owen 1876 dicynodont
TM 268, a complete skull
 Therapsida - Cryptodontidae
"Oudenodon bainii" = Oudenodon bainii, "Dicynodon allani n. sp." = Oudenodon bainii, "Dicynodon richardi n. sp." = Oudenodon bainii2, "Platycyclops latirhinus n. sp." = Rhachiocephalus magnus, Aulacephalodon rubidgei n. sp.3
"Oudenodon bainii" = Oudenodon bainii Owen 1860 therapsid
"Dicynodon allani n. sp." = Oudenodon bainii Owen 1860 therapsid
RC 37, complete skull, lower jaws and anterior cervical vertebrae
"Dicynodon richardi n. sp." = Oudenodon bainii2 Owen 1860 therapsid
RC 41 (TM 4041), a poorly prepared skull missing the right temporal arch
"Platycyclops latirhinus n. sp." = Rhachiocephalus magnus Owen 1876 therapsid
Skull
Aulacephalodon rubidgei n. sp.3 Broom 1940 therapsid
Two skulls