Hoogeveld, Lot A (Permian of South Africa)

Also known as Knoflock's Fontein

Where: Western Cape, South Africa (33.2° S, 21.8° E: paleocoordinates 59.6° S, 36.1° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Tapinocephalus other zone, Capitanian (265.1 - 259.9 Ma)

• "assigned to low in the Tapinocephalus zone by Kitching (1977)" (Lee 1997)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: SAM - South African Museum, Cape Town, South Africa

Primary reference: M. S. Y. Lee. 1997. A taxonomic revision of pareiasaurian reptiles: implications for Permian terrestrial paleoecology. Modern Geology 21:231-298 [J. Mueller/T. Liebrecht/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 198028: authorized by Alex Dunhill, entered by Bethany Allen on 07.12.2018

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Procolophonia -
Embrithosaurus schwarzi n. gen. n. sp.
Embrithosaurus schwarzi n. gen. n. sp. Watson 1914 parareptile
SAM 8034 (holotype), complete skull and lower jaw with partial postcrania