Boesmanshoek (Permian of South Africa)

Where: Western Cape, South Africa (32.7° S, 21.0° E: paleocoordinates 58.9° S, 35.5° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the AMNH

Primary reference: L. D. Boonstra. 1936. Some features of the cranial morphology of the tapinocephalid deinocephalians. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 72(2):75-98 [A. Dunhill/B. Allen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 198663: authorized by Alex Dunhill, entered by Bethany Allen on 04.01.2019

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Taxonomic list

 Gorgodontia - Tapinocephalidae
"Taurops macrodon n. sp." = Tapinocephalus atherstonii
"Taurops macrodon n. sp." = Tapinocephalus atherstonii Owen 1876 reptile
AMNH 5610 (holotype), snout