Kap 111, Kapokkraal (Triassic of South Africa)

Where: South Africa (31.1° S, 26.5° E: paleocoordinates 61.9° S, 7.2° W)

• coordinate based on unpublished field data

When: Molteno Formation (Stormberg Group), Carnian (237.0 - 228.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: wet floodplain; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Primary reference: J. M. Anderson and H. M. Anderson. 1983. Palaeoflora of Southern Africa Molteno Formation (Triassic). Palaeoflora of Southern Africa Molteno Formation (Triassic) 1:1-227 [H. Sims/H. Lindon/H. Lindon]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 23084: authorized by Hallie Sims, entered by Heather Lindon on 09.07.2002, edited by Matthew Clapham and Jered Karr

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• habitat described as "Dicroidium riparian forest (immature)" (Anderson and Anderson 2000 (ref. 6625))
unclassified
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Insecta
 Reculida - Geinitziidae
Geinitziidae indet.3, "Fletchitzia kapokkraalensis n. sp." = Shurabia kapokkraalensis3, aff. Fletchitzia picturata3
Geinitziidae indet.3 Handlirsch 1906 winged insect
"Fletchitzia kapokkraalensis n. sp." = Shurabia kapokkraalensis3 Wappler 2001 winged insect
PRE/F 16418
aff. Fletchitzia picturata3 Riek 1976 winged insect
 Dicondylia - Triadotypidae
Reisia rieki n. sp.2
Reisia rieki n. sp.2 Deregnaucourt et al. 2017 winged insect
PRE/F/17569, 16442, 17499
Gnetopsida
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Gontriglossa sp.1 Anderson and Anderson 1989
Peltaspermopsida
 Peltaspermales - Peltaspermaceae
Lepidopteris sp.1 Schimper 1869
Peltaspermum sp.1 Harris 1937
Sphenobaiera sp.1 Florin 1936
 Peltaspermales - Umkomasiaceae
Dicroidium sp.1 Gothan 1912
Pteruchus sp.1 Townrow 1962
Umkomasia sp.1 Thomas 1933
Telemachus
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Telemachus sp.1 Anderson 1978
Pinopsida
 Pinales - Podocarpaceae
Rissikia sp.1 Townrow 1967
Heidiphyllum
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Heidiphyllum sp.1 Retallack 1981
Equisetopsida
 Equisetales - Equisetaceae
Equisetum sp.1 Linnaeus
Gymnospermopsida
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Ginkgoopsida
 Pentoxylales - Pentoxylaceae
Taeniopteris sp.1 Brongniart 1828
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Linguifolium sp.1 Arber 1917
Cycadopsida
 Cycadales -
Pseudoctenis sp.1 Seward 1911 cycads
unclassified
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Pteridophyta indet.1 Haeckel 1875
Pteridopsida
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"Filicopsida indet." = Pteridopsida1
"Filicopsida indet." = Pteridopsida1 Ritgen 1828