Sneeuberg Range (Permian of South Africa)

Also known as Sneewberg

Where: Eastern Cape, South Africa (31.8° S, 24.9° E: paleocoordinates 62.9° S, 28.2° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Cistecephalus Assemblage Zone zone, Wuchiapingian (259.9 - 254.2 Ma)

• Direct dates for the Cistecephalus Assemblage Zone from Rubidge et al., 2013

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

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 177606: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Juan Benito Moreno on 06.04.2016, edited by Bethany Allen

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Therapsida - Gorgonopidae
Lycosaurus pardalis n. sp.1 Owen 1876 therapsid
 Therocephalia -
Tigrisuchus simus Owen therapsid
 Therocephalia - Scaloposauridae
 Therapsida - Galesauridae
"Cynosuchus suppostus n. gen. n. sp." = Cynosaurus suppostus
"Cynosuchus suppostus n. gen. n. sp." = Cynosaurus suppostus Owen 1876 cynodont
Albany Museum specimen
 Dicynodontia -
Endothiodon bathystoma Owen dicynodont
Eurycarpus oweni n. gen. n. sp.2 Seeley 1889 dicynodont
NHMUK 46075, two slabs containing natural molds of a partial dicynodon skeleton