Tyindini (zone B/1) (Jurassic of South Africa)

Also known as Heterodontosaurus type, Tyinindini, British-S Africa Expedition

Where: Eastern Cape, South Africa (30.5° S, 27.5° E: paleocoordinates 44.0° S, 2.0° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• local area-level geographic resolution

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

• "transitional beds of the Cave Sandstone, below the basal"; originally considered "probably of Upper Keuper age"

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected in 1961-1962

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

Primary reference: A. W. Crompton and A. J. Charig. 1962. A new ornithischian from the Upper Triassic of South Africa. Nature 196:1074-1077 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 59339: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 27.03.2006

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Taxonomic list

 Ornithischia - Heterodontosauridae
Heterodontosaurus tucki n. gen. n. sp.
Heterodontosaurus tucki n. gen. n. sp. Crompton and Charig 1962 heterodontosaurid