Tarka prolongation of the Winterberg Range (Permian to of South Africa)

Where: Western Cape, South Africa (32.3° S, 23.3° E: paleocoordinates 62.2° S, 29.6° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Wuchiapingian to Wuchiapingian (259.9 - 252.2 Ma)

• "Locality data for this specimen is vague; it was found in a region with both Cistecephalus and Dicynodon AZ exposures. Referred specimens of D. lacerticeps occur in both assemblage zones"

•From Kammerer et al., referring to Tarka prolongation of the Winterberg Range, Dicynodon lacerticeps type locality

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 177020: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Juan Benito Moreno on 16.03.2016

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Taxonomic list

 Therapsida -
"Dicynodon strigiceps n. sp." = Oudenodon strigiceps, Dicynodon lacerticeps n. sp.
"Dicynodon strigiceps n. sp." = Oudenodon strigiceps Owen 1845 dicynodont
NHMUK 47060, a weathered snout
Dicynodon lacerticeps n. sp. Owen 1845 dicynodont
NHMUK 36233, a complete but weathered and poorly preserved skull and lower jaws