Farm Fairydale, Bethulie (Triassic to of South Africa)

Where: Free State, South Africa (30.5° S, 26.0° E: paleocoordinates 65.3° S, 18.6° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Lystrosaurus Assemblage Zone other zone, Katberg Formation (Beaufort Group), Induan to Induan (252.2 - 247.2 Ma)

• Lystrosaurus Assemblage Zone, lower part.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Kitching; reposited in the BPI

Collection methods: chemical, mechanical, acetic,

• SAM: Iziko South African Museum, Cape Town

Primary reference: J. F. Durand. 1991. A revised description of the skull of Moschorhinus (Therapsida, Therocephalia). Annals of the South African Museum 99:381-413 [R. Butler/R. Butler]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 98602: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Richard Butler on 14.10.2010, edited by Mark Uhen and Bethany Allen

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Temnospondyli - Lydekkerinidae
Eolydekkerina magna n. gen. n. sp.7
Eolydekkerina magna n. gen. n. sp.7 Shishkin et al. 1996 tetrapod
BP/1/5079, almost complete skull (holotype)
 Temnospondyli - Amphibamidae
Micropholis stowi6 Huxley 1859 tetrapod
BP/1/5215, skull roof. SAM K 8550, skull
 Procolophonia - Procolophonidae
Procolophon trigoniceps4 Owen 1876 parareptile
 Eosuchia - Prolacertidae
Prolacerta broomi5 Parrington 1935 archosauromorph
BP/1/4504a, skull
 Eosuchia - Proterosuchidae
cf. Proterosuchidae indet.3 Broom 1906 archosauromorph
 Therapsida -
Thrinaxodon liorhinus4 Seeley 1894 therapsid
Galesaurus planiceps2 Owen 1860 therapsid
BP/1/4506, BP/1/5064, NMQR 3716, RC 845, SAM-PK-K10465, SAM-PK-K10468
 Therapsida - Lystrosauridae
Lystrosaurus murrayi1 Huxley 1859 dicynodont
Lystrosaurus curvatus4 Owen 1876 dicynodont
Lystrosaurus declivis4 Brink 1951 dicynodont
 Therocephalia - Akidnognathidae
Moschorhinus kitchingi Broom 1920 therapsid
BP/1/4636, skull
 Therocephalia - Lycideopidae
Tetracynodon darti8 Sigogneau 1963 therapsid
NMQR 3756