Thecodontosaurus site, Ladybrand townlands (zone B/4) (Jurassic of South Africa)

Where: Free State, South Africa (29.2° S, 27.5° E: paleocoordinates 42.8° S, 1.3° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Clarens Formation (Stormberg Group), Sinemurian (199.3 - 190.8 Ma)

• = Cave Sandstone

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast

Collection methods: in Bloemfontein Museum

Primary reference: S. H. Haughton. 1924. The fauna and stratigraphy of the Stormberg Series. Annals of the South African Museum 12:323-497 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 36702: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 10.02.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Saurischia - Massospondylidae
Massospondylus carinatus Owen 1854 saurischian