Antjiesfontein, Prince Albert (Permian of South Africa)

Where: Western Cape, South Africa (33.2° S, 22.1° E: paleocoordinates 59.9° S, 36.0° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Tapinocephalus Assemblage Zone other zone, Beaufort Group, Capitanian (265.1 - 259.9 Ma)

• The minimum date included here is a direct radioisotopic date for the overlying Pristerognathus Assemblage Zone from Rubidge et al. (2013, Geology).

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the BPI

Primary reference: M. J. Toerien. 1953. The evolution of the palate in South African Anomodontia and its classificatory significance. Palaeontologia Africana 1:49-117 [J. Fröbisch/M. Walther]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 174746: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Juan Benito Moreno on 26.11.2015

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Osteichthyes
 Therapsida - Pylaecephalidae
"Dicynodon vanderhorsti n. sp." = Diictodon feliceps, "Dicynodon antjiesfonteinensis n. sp." = Diictodon feliceps, "Broilius antjiesfonteinensis n. gen. n. sp." = Robertia antjiesfonteinensis, "Dicynodon schroederi" = Robertia broomiana
"Dicynodon vanderhorsti n. sp." = Diictodon feliceps Owen 1876 dicynodont
BP/1/175, a complete skull
"Dicynodon antjiesfonteinensis n. sp." = Diictodon feliceps Owen 1876 dicynodont
BP/1/277, a very poorly preserved skull and lower jaws
"Broilius antjiesfonteinensis n. gen. n. sp." = Robertia antjiesfonteinensis Toerien 1953 dicynodont
BP/1/289, skull
"Dicynodon schroederi" = Robertia broomiana Boonstra 1948 dicynodont
 Therocephalia - Pristerognathidae
Pristerognathoides sp. Boonstra 1954 therapsid