"Near Beaufort West" (Permian of South Africa)

Where: Western Cape, South Africa (32.3° S, 22.6° E: paleocoordinates 60.0° S, 34.1° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Tapinocephalus Assemblage Zone other zone, Beaufort Group, Capitanian (265.1 - 259.9 Ma)

• Radioisotopic data constrains the likely age of the Tapinocephalus Zone to Capitanian (Rubidge et al. 2013).

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by J. R. Joubert in 1883

• SAM: South African Museum, Cape Town

Primary reference: R. Broom. 1903. On Some New Primitive Theriodonts in the South African Museum. Annals of the South African Museum 4(2):147-158 [J. Mueller/T. Liebrecht]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 179623: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Richard Butler on 22.06.2016, edited by Bethany Allen

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Gorgodontia - Tapinocephalidae
"Moschognathus whaitsi n. sp." = Moschops capensis2, Delphinognathus conocephalus2
"Moschognathus whaitsi n. sp." = Moschops capensis2 Broom 1911 reptile
AMNH 5602 (holotype), mandible and partial upper jaw
Delphinognathus conocephalus2 Seeley 1892 reptile
Osteichthyes
 Therapsida -
"Pristerodon brachyops n. sp." = Emydops arctatus1, "Dicynodon pseudojouberti n. sp." = Diictodon pseudojouberti2
"Pristerodon brachyops n. sp." = Emydops arctatus1 Owen 1876 dicynodont
"Dicynodon pseudojouberti n. sp." = Diictodon pseudojouberti2 Boonstra 1948 dicynodont
 Therapsida - Pylaecephalidae
"Dicynodon jouberti n. sp." = Diictodon feliceps2
"Dicynodon jouberti n. sp." = Diictodon feliceps2 Owen 1876 dicynodont
 Therocephalia - Scylacosauridae
Ictidosaurus angusticeps n. gen. n. sp.
Ictidosaurus angusticeps n. gen. n. sp. Broom 1903 therapsid
 Therocephalia -
"Scylacorhinus falkenbachi" = Scylacosaurus sclateri2
"Scylacorhinus falkenbachi" = Scylacosaurus sclateri2 Broom 1903 therapsid
 Therocephalia - Pristerognathidae
Scymnosaurus ferox n. sp.2 Broom 1903 therapsid