Farm Wilgerkloof (Triassic of South Africa)

Where: Eastern Cape, South Africa (31.6° S, 26.4° E: paleocoordinates 67.3° S, 14.8° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Cynognathus Assemblage Zone Subzone C other zone, Burgersdorp Formation (Beaufort Group), Anisian (247.2 - 242.0 Ma)

• Collected from the upper Burgersdorp Formation, Cynognathus Assemblage Zone, Subzone C; Subzone C is considered late Anisian in age

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; fine-grained, gray sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by P. J. Hancox; reposited in the BPI

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

Primary reference: R. J. Damiani and P. J. Hancox. 2003. New mastodonsaurid temnospondyls from the Cynognathus Assemblage Zone (Upper Beaufort Group; Karoo Basin) of South Africa. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 23(1):54-66 [R. Butler/R. Butler]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 96327: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Richard Butler on 01.06.2010

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Taxonomic list

 Temnospondyli -
Paracyclotosaurus morganorum n. sp. Damiani and Hancox 2003 tetrapod
BP/1/5551, posterior portion of skull
 Kannemeyeriiformes -
Kannemeyeriiformes indet. dicynodont
BP/1/5533, skull fragments