Ennersdale (Permian to of South Africa)

Where: KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa (29.0° S, 29.8° E: paleocoordinates 65.6° S, 17.1° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

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

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

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 177004: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Juan Benito Moreno on 15.03.2016

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Therapsida -
Daptocephalus leoniceps Owen dicynodont
Three identified skulls
Dicynodon ingens n. sp. Broom 1907 dicynodont
Two badly preserved skulls, including the holotype, now lost