Southcote Farm (Jurassic to of Zimbabwe)

Where: Matabeleland North, Zimbabwe (20.0° S, 28.4° E: paleocoordinates 35.0° S, 5.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• "Upper Division" of the Forest Sandstone, 50-100 ft below base of Karroo Basalts

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: eolian; white sandstone

• "white sandstone"

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by T. Mossop, J. Attridge, M. Raath in 1952–1953

Collection methods: quarrying, surface (float), surface (in situ),

Primary reference: G. Bond. 1955. A note on dinosaur remains from the Forest Sandstone (Upper Karroo). Occasional Papers of the National Museums of Southern Rhodesia 2(20):795-800 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 57184: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Kaitlin Maguire on 08.12.2005

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Saurischia -
Massospondylus harriesi Broom 1911 prosauropod
NMSR 7842, 7951