Mazenod (Lechesa) (Maz 211) (Triassic of Lesotho)

Where: Lesotho (29.5° S, 27.5° E: paleocoordinates 61.1° S, 3.8° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Molteno Formation, Carnian (237.0 - 228.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: wet floodplain; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Primary reference: J. M. Anderson and H. M. Anderson. 1983. Palaeoflora of Southern Africa Molteno Formation (Triassic). Palaeoflora of Southern Africa Molteno Formation (Triassic) 1:1-227 [H. Sims/H. Lindon/H. Lindon]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 23075: authorized by Hallie Sims, entered by Heather Lindon on 09.07.2002, edited by Jered Karr and Matthew Clapham

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• habitat described as "Dicroidium riparian forest (immature)" (Anderson and Anderson 2000 (ref. 6625))
unclassified
  -
Cycadeoideopsida
 Cycadeoideales -
Yabeiella sp.1 Oishi 1931
Peltaspermopsida
 Peltaspermales - Peltaspermaceae
Antevsia sp.1 Harris 1937
Lepidopteris sp.1 Schimper 1869
Peltaspermum sp.1 Harris 1937
Gymnospermopsida
  -
 Corystospermales - Corystospermaceae
Umkomasia sp.1 Thomas 1933
Fanerotheca sp.1 Frenguelli 1944
Pteruchus sp.1 Thomas 1933
Dicroidium sp.1 Gothan 1912
unclassified
  -
Pteridophyta indet.1 Haeckel 1875
Pteridopsida
  -
"Filicopsida indet." = Pteridopsida1
"Filicopsida indet." = Pteridopsida1 Ritgen 1828
Polypodiopsida
 Equisetales - Equisetidae
Equisetum sp.1 Linnaeus 1753 horsetail
Cycadopsida
 Cycadales -
Taeniopteris sp.1 Brongniart 1828 cycads
Ginkgoites
  -
Ginkgoites sp.1 Seward 1919
Ginkgoopsida
  -
Linguifolium sp.1 Arber 1913
 Ginkgoales -
Sphenobaiera sp.1 Florin 1936
 Ginkgoales - Ginkgoaceae
Stachyopitys sp.1 Schenk 1867
Bryopsida
  -
Muscites sp.1 Brongniart 1828
 Coniferales -
Fraxinopsis sp.1 Wieland 1929
Pinopsida
 Pinales -
Heidiphyllum sp.1 Retallack 1981
Insecta
 Reculida - Geinitziidae
Fletchitzia picturata3 Riek 1976 winged insect
 Orthoptera - Proparagryllacrididae
Dordrechtia robusta2 Riek 1976 grasshopper
PRE/F 10912
 Orthoptera - Haglidae
"Hagla contorta" = Afrohagla contorta4
"Hagla contorta" = Afrohagla contorta4 Riek 1974 hump-winged cricket
PRE/F 4935
 Dicondylia -
"Grylloblattida indet." = Grylloblattodea3, "? Grylloblattida indet." = Grylloblattodea3
"Grylloblattida indet." = Grylloblattodea3 Walker 1914 ice crawler
"? Grylloblattida indet." = Grylloblattodea3 Walker 1914 ice crawler