Seymour - Fairbairn Area (Permian to of South Africa)

Where: Eastern Cape, South Africa (32.6° S, 26.7° E: paleocoordinates 65.0° S, 27.5° 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)

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

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; sandstone

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 176667: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Juan Benito Moreno on 25.02.2016

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Therapsida -
"Dicynodon dutoiti n. sp." = Dicynodon lacerticeps
"Dicynodon dutoiti n. sp." = Dicynodon lacerticeps Owen 1845 dicynodont
BP/1/3710, a neorly complete skull, King (1988) reported the specimmen as lost from the Transvaal Museum, in fact housed in the Bernard Price Institute
 Therapsida - Cryptodontidae
Oudenodon bainii Owen 1860 therapsid