Farm Dingaan, Bubi (Jurassic to of Zimbabwe)

Where: Matabeleland North, Zimbabwe (19.9° S, 28.9° E: paleocoordinates 35.1° S, 5.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Forest Sandstone Formation (Karoo Group), Hettangian to Hettangian (201.3 - 190.8 Ma)

• "no more than" 100 ft below base of Karroo Basalts

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; white sandstone

• "white sandstone"

Size class: macrofossils

Collected in 1916

Collection methods: surface (float),

Primary reference: H. B. Maufe. 1916. (Discovery of dinosaurian remains in the Forest Sandstones of Southern Rhodesia). Transactions of the Geological Society of South Africa 17(Proceeding):xxxiii-xxxiv [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 35296: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 25.11.2003

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Saurischia - Massospondylidae
Massospondylus sp. Owen 1854 saurischian
"nearest South African ally"; A.2188 = NMSR 5043