Klipbank (Permian of South Africa)

Where: Western Cape, South Africa (32.5° S, 22.5° E: paleocoordinates 60.0° S, 34.4° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

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

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 176758: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Juan Benito Moreno on 29.02.2016

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Osteichthyes
 Therapsida - Pylaecephalidae
"Dicynodon gamkaensis n. sp." = Diictodon feliceps
"Dicynodon gamkaensis n. sp." = Diictodon feliceps Owen 1876 dicynodont
TM 1465, a poorly preserved skull, now lost
 Therocephalia - Pristerognathidae
"Alopecognathus minor n. sp." = Pristerognathoides minor
"Alopecognathus minor n. sp." = Pristerognathoides minor Haughton 1918 therapsid