Pitsing, Maclear (SAM) (zone B/1) (Jurassic to of South Africa)

Also known as Thecodontosaurus minor type site

Where: Eastern Cape, South Africa (31.1° S, 28.4° E: paleocoordinates 45.0° S, 1.2° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• "Red Beds" = upper part of Elliot Fm.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by M. Ricono in pre-1918

Primary reference: S. H. Haughton. 1918. A new dinosaur from the Stormberg Beds of South Africa. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, series 9 2:468-469 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 36701: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 10.02.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Saurischia -
Thecodontosaurus minor n. sp. Haughton 1918 prosauropod
SAM 3451