Nauwpoort Nek (zone B/2) (Jurassic to of South Africa)

Also known as Noupoortsnek, Dromicosaurus type, Naauwpoort Nek

Where: Free State, South Africa (26.2° S, 25.6° E: paleocoordinates 39.5° S, 1.1° 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"

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by E. C. N. van Hoepen

Primary reference: E. C. N. Van Hoepen. 1920. Contributions to the knowledge of the reptiles of the Karroo Formation. 6. Further dinosaurian material in the Transvaal Museum. Annals of the Transvaal Museum 7(2):93-141 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 36740: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 11.02.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Saurischia -
Dromicosaurus gracilis n. gen. n. sp.
Dromicosaurus gracilis n. gen. n. sp. Van Hoepen 1920 prosauropod
TM 123