Colesberg district (Triassic of South Africa)

Where: Northern Cape, South Africa (30.7° S, 25.1° E: paleocoordinates 64.2° S, 21.8° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Lystrosaurus Assemblage Zone other zone, Beaufort Group, Induan (252.2 - 251.2 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; pebbly 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 177589: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Juan Benito Moreno on 05.04.2016

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Taxonomic list

 Therapsida - Lystrosauridae
"Dicynodon murrayi n. sp." = Lystrosaurus murrayi
"Dicynodon murrayi n. sp." = Lystrosaurus murrayi Huxley 1859 dicynodont
NHMUK R1291, a poorly preserved complete skull and lower jaws