Lutoa, Baixa do Cassange (Triassic of Angola)

Where: Angola (9.7° S, 17.5° E: paleocoordinates 45.1° S, 1.6° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Camadas com peixes Formation (Cassange Group), Early/Lower Triassic (252.2 - 247.2 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine; lithified siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Collected by F. Mouta in 1930

• Repository: Instituto de Investigacao Cientifica Tropical in Lisbon

Primary reference: M. T. Antunes, J. G. Maisey, M. M. Marques, B. Schaeffer, and K. S. Thomson. 1990. Triassic Fishes from the Cassange Depression (R. P. De Angola). Ciências da Terra (UNL), Número Especial 1-64 [M. Clapham/P. Vazquez/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 131052: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 18.07.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Hybodontiformes -
Lissodus cassangensis Teixeira 1956 elasmobranch
Hybodus pusillus in Teixeira, 1954
Osteichthyes
 Actinopterygii -
"Perleidus lehmani n. sp." = Teffichthys lehmani
"Perleidus lehmani n. sp." = Teffichthys lehmani Schaeffer 1990 ray-finned fish
Actinopteri
 Palaeonisciformes - Canobiidae
"Elonichthys moutai n. sp." = Marquesia moutai
"Elonichthys moutai n. sp." = Marquesia moutai Teixeira 1947
Osteichthyes
 Dipnoi - Ceratodontidae
"Ceratodus angolensis n. sp." = Microceratodus angolensis
"Ceratodus angolensis n. sp." = Microceratodus angolensis Texeira 1947 lungfish