along Caledon River [PROXY] (Triassic of South Africa)

Where: Free State, South Africa (30.6° S, 26.3° E: paleocoordinates 51.1° S, 3.2° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Beaufort Group, Late/Upper Triassic (237.0 - 201.4 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by A. Brown; reposited in the BSP

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: R. Broom. 1913. The fossil fishes of the Upper Karroo Beds of South Africa. Annals of the South African Museum 7:251-269 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 220879: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 22.06.2021

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Hybodontiformes -
"Hybodus africanus" = Lissodus africanus
"Hybodus africanus" = Lissodus africanus Broom 1913 elasmobranch
Osteichthyes
 Palaeonisciformes - Redfieldiidae
Helichthys browni n. gen. n. sp.
Helichthys browni n. gen. n. sp. Broom 1913
 Palaeonisciformes - Palaeoniscidae
"Helichthys draperi" = Dicellopyge lissocephalus
"Helichthys draperi" = Dicellopyge lissocephalus Brough 1931
Actinopteri
 Pholidophoriformes - Pholidophoridae
Pholidophorus browni n. sp. Broom 1913
Coelacanthimorpha
 Coelacanthiformes - Coelacanthidae
Coelacanthus africanus n. sp. coelacanth