Wittekop, Beaufort West (Permian of South Africa)

Where: Western Cape, South Africa (32.3° S, 22.6° E: paleocoordinates 61.2° S, 30.8° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the AMNH

Primary reference: D. S. Sigogneau-Russell. 1989. Theriodontia I: Phthinosuchia, Biarmosuchia, Eotitanosuchia, Gorgonopsia. Encyclopedia of Paleoherpetology [R. Butler/R. Butler/R. Butler]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 178879: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Richard Butler on 19.05.2016

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Taxonomic list

 Gorgodontia - Gorgonopidae
"Asthenognathus paucidens n. gen. n. sp." = Delphaciognathus paucidens
"Asthenognathus paucidens n. gen. n. sp." = Delphaciognathus paucidens Broom 1915 reptile
AMNH 5562, lower jaw