Kingori locality, Ruhuhu Basin (Permian of Tanzania)

Also known as Kingori Mountain

Where: Ruvuma, Tanzania (10.3° S, 35.1° E: paleocoordinates 55.1° S, 15.2° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Usili Formation (Songea Group), Wuchiapingian (259.9 - 254.2 Ma)

• The precise stratigraphic level of the specimens is unknown

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: G. M. Stockley. 1932. The geology of the Ruhuhu Coalfields, Tanganyika Territory. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 88(4):610-622 [R. Whatley/R. Whatley/R. Whatley]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 181520: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Juan Benito Moreno on 15.09.2016, edited by Richard Butler

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Gorgodontia - Gorgonopidae
Genovum broilii n. gen. n. sp.1, Cyniscops broomianus n. sp.1, "Dixeya nasuta n. sp." = Arctognathus nasuta1, "cf. Arctognathus nasuta" = Arctognathus nasuta5, "cf. Arctognathus nasuta" = Arctognathus nasuta5, "Tetraodon nowaki n. gen. n. sp." = Sycosaurus nowaki2, "Lycaenops kingoriensis n. sp." = Sycosaurus nowaki1, "Aelurognathus haughtoni n. sp." = Ruhuhucerberus haughtoni1, "Dinogorgon quinquemolaris n. sp." = Dinogorgon rubidgei1, "Gorgonognathus maximus n. sp." = Rubidgea atrox1
Genovum broilii n. gen. n. sp.1 Huene 1950 reptile
GPIT K 58
Cyniscops broomianus n. sp.1 Huene 1950 reptile
GPIT K 51
"Dixeya nasuta n. sp." = Arctognathus nasuta1 Huene 1950 reptile
GPIT K 52
"cf. Arctognathus nasuta" = Arctognathus nasuta5 Huene 1950 reptile
GPIT 13, 107
"cf. Arctognathus nasuta" = Arctognathus nasuta5 Huene 1950 reptile
GPIT K 41, K 115
"Tetraodon nowaki n. gen. n. sp." = Sycosaurus nowaki2 Broili and Schröder 1936 reptile
BSPG 1936 III 1 (holotype)
"Lycaenops kingoriensis n. sp." = Sycosaurus nowaki1 Broili and Schröder 1936 reptile
GPIT/RE/7116
"Aelurognathus haughtoni n. sp." = Ruhuhucerberus haughtoni1 Huene 1950 reptile
GPIT K 46b
"Dinogorgon quinquemolaris n. sp." = Dinogorgon rubidgei1 Broom 1936 reptile
GPIT K 16
"Gorgonognathus maximus n. sp." = Rubidgea atrox1 Broom 1938 reptile
GPIT K 46
Osteichthyes
 Therapsida - Procynosuchidae
Procynosuchus delaharpae1 therapsid
GPIT K 92
 Therapsida - Kingoriidae
"Dicynodon nowacki n. sp." = Dicynodontoides nowacki6
"Dicynodon nowacki n. sp." = Dicynodontoides nowacki6 von Huene 1942 dicynodont
GPIT/RE/7174, a nearly complete skull
 Therapsida - Cistecephalidae
"Cistecephalus planiceps" = Cistecephalus microrhinus6, Kawingasaurus fossilis n. gen. n. sp.3
"Cistecephalus planiceps" = Cistecephalus microrhinus6 Owen 1876 dicynodont
GPIT K 52, 55, 56, seven skulls and one skeleton
Kawingasaurus fossilis n. gen. n. sp.3 Cox 1972 dicynodont
UT K52, skull (holotype), UT K56, skull, and UT K55, five skull and postcranial remains
 Therapsida - Lystrosauridae
"Dicynodon bathyrhynchus n. sp." = Euptychognathus bathyrhynchus6
"Dicynodon bathyrhynchus n. sp." = Euptychognathus bathyrhynchus6 von Huene 1942 dicynodont
GPIT/RE/7104, a well preserved skull
 Therapsida -
"Platypodosaurus huenei" = Dicynodon huenei6, "Cryptocynodon parringtoni n. sp." = Katumbia parringtoni6
"Platypodosaurus huenei" = Dicynodon huenei6 Haughton 1932 dicynodont
GPIT K 1, K 2, K 4, K 6a, K 6b, K 101, K 110, skulls
"Cryptocynodon parringtoni n. sp." = Katumbia parringtoni6 von Huene 1942 dicynodont
GPIT K 130, a skull
 Therapsida - Cryptodontidae
"Platypodosaurus magnus" = Rhachiocephalus magnus6, Rhachiocephalus behemoth n. sp.4, "Dicynodon locusticeps n. sp." = Geikia locusticeps6, "Pelanomodon tuberosus n. sp." = Geikia locusticeps6
"Platypodosaurus magnus" = Rhachiocephalus magnus6 Owen 1876 therapsid
GPIT K 15, 100, two skulls with skeletons
Rhachiocephalus behemoth n. sp.4 Maisch 2005 therapsid
GPIT K 15 A, a complete skull
"Dicynodon locusticeps n. sp." = Geikia locusticeps6 von Huene 1942 therapsid
GPIT/RE/7186, a well-preserved skull missing the temporal arch
"Pelanomodon tuberosus n. sp." = Geikia locusticeps6 von Huene 1942 therapsid
GPIT K 114
 Therocephalia - Whaitsiidae
"Notaelurops cf. paucidens" = Theriognathus microps1, "Notosollasia luckhoffi" = Theriognathus microps1
"Notaelurops cf. paucidens" = Theriognathus microps1 Owen 1876 therapsid
GPIT K 84, 107
"Notosollasia luckhoffi" = Theriognathus microps1 Owen 1876 therapsid
GPIT K 10, 44, 45, 50, 65, 119, 135
 Therocephalia -
Silphoictidoides ruhuhuensis n. gen. n. sp.1 Huene 1950 therapsid
GPIT/RE/7138, well preserved skull (holotype). GPIT/RE/7139, partial skull