Telle River, Herschel (Jurassic to of South Africa)

Also known as M. browni type

Where: Eastern Cape, South Africa (30.6° S, 27.2° E: paleocoordinates 44.1° S, 2.2° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Upper Member (Elliot Formation), Hettangian to Hettangian (201.3 - 190.8 Ma)

• "Red Beds" = upper Elliot Fm.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by A. Brown in 1895

Primary reference: H. G. Seeley. 1892. Contribution to a knowledge of the Saurischia of Europe and Africa. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 48:188-191 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 36687: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 09.02.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Saurischia -
? Massospondylus browni n. sp. Seeley 1892 prosauropod
BMNH R3302