Mildenhalls (Permian of South Africa)

Also known as Klu Klu Mouth, Mildenhall

Where: Eastern Cape, South Africa (32.9° S, 26.6° E: paleocoordinates 64.6° S, 29.1° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

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

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the BMNH

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 178105: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Juan Benito Moreno on 18.04.2016

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Gorgodontia -
Cynodraco major n. sp.2 Owen 1876 reptile
NHMUK, two upper canines overlapping a dental symphysis
 Gorgodontia - Gorgonopidae
Lycosaurus tigrinus n. sp.2, Gorgonops torvus n. gen. n. sp.2
Lycosaurus tigrinus n. sp.2 Owen 1876 reptile
NHMUK R 1719
Gorgonops torvus n. gen. n. sp.2 Owen 1876 reptile
NHMUK R 1647, incomplete and flattened skull
Osteichthyes
 Therapsida - Cryptodontidae
"Oudenodon prognathus n. sp." = Oudenodon bainii1
"Oudenodon prognathus n. sp." = Oudenodon bainii1 Owen 1860 therapsid
NHMUK 47059, a partial skull and lower jaws