Farm La-de-da (Permian of South Africa)

Where: Western Cape, South Africa (32.4° S, 22.4° E: paleocoordinates 59.9° S, 34.4° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Tapinocephalus Assemblage Zone 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: fluvial; siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the BSP

Collection methods: quarrying,

Primary reference: J. W. Kitching. 1977. The distribution of the Karroo vertebrate fauna. Memoirs of the Bernard Price Institute for Palaeontological Research 1:1-131 [H. Sims/J. Camp]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 31777: authorized by John Hunter, entered by Meg Hall on 25.05.2003, edited by Robin Whatley, Juan Benito Moreno, Richard Butler and Bethany Allen

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Gorgodontia - Gorgonopidae
"Pachyrhinos kaiseri n. gen. n. sp." = Gorgonops kaiseri3
"Pachyrhinos kaiseri n. gen. n. sp." = Gorgonops kaiseri3 Broili and Schroder 1934 reptile
BSPG 1934 VIII 10, partial skull
 Gorgodontia - Tapinocephalidae
"Struthiocephalus whaitsi" = Struthiocephalus whaitsi, "Moschosaurus longicesps n. sp." = Struthiocephalus whaitsi2
"Struthiocephalus whaitsi" = Struthiocephalus whaitsi Haughton 1915 reptile
"Moschosaurus longicesps n. sp." = Struthiocephalus whaitsi2 Haughton 1915 reptile
Osteichthyes
 Therapsida -
Galeops whaitsi n. gen. n. sp., "Brachyuraniscus reuningi n. gen. n. sp." = Pristerodon mackayi7
Galeops whaitsi n. gen. n. sp. Broom 1912 therapsid
AMNH 5536 (holotype)
"Brachyuraniscus reuningi n. gen. n. sp." = Pristerodon mackayi7 Huxley 1868 dicynodont
BSP 1934 VIII 26, complete skull
 Therapsida - Pylaecephalidae
Diictodon sp.5, "Dicynodon grossarthi n. sp." = Diictodon feliceps4, "Dicynodon huenei n. sp." = Diictodon feliceps4, "Dicynodon broilii n. sp." = Diictodon feliceps1, "Dicynodon broomi n. sp." = Diictodon feliceps4
Diictodon sp.5 Broom 1913 dicynodont
"Dicynodon grossarthi n. sp." = Diictodon feliceps4 Owen 1876 dicynodont
BSP 1934 VIII 48, a complete skull
"Dicynodon huenei n. sp." = Diictodon feliceps4 Owen 1876 dicynodont
BSP 1934 VIII 46, a complete, well-preserved skull
"Dicynodon broilii n. sp." = Diictodon feliceps1 Owen 1876 dicynodont
BSP 1934 VIII 46, a complete skull (synonym to D. huenei Broili & Schroder, 1937)
"Dicynodon broomi n. sp." = Diictodon feliceps4 Owen 1876 dicynodont
BSP 1934 VIII 47, a complete skull
 Therocephalia - Pristerognathidae
Pristerognathus sp.5 Seeley 1895 therapsid
Cynariognathus seeleyi n. sp. Broili and Schröder 1936 therapsid
 Synapsida - Varanopidae
Afrothyra indet.6 Spindler et al. 2018 synapsid
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