Eagle's Crag, Barkly East (zone B/4) (Jurassic of South Africa)

Also known as Hortalotarsus type

Where: Eastern Cape, South Africa (31.0° S, 27.6° E: paleocoordinates 44.5° S, 2.3° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-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

Collected by W. H. Wallace in 1888

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

• discovered by William Horner Wallace

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 36753: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 12.02.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Saurischia -
Hortalotarsus skirtopodus n. gen. n. sp. Seeley 1892 prosauropod
AM 455