Little Tugela River: Wuchiapingian - Changhsingian, South Africa

List of taxa
Where & when
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Vetusodon elikhulu n. gen., n. sp. Abdala et al. 2019
Abdala et al. 2019
BP/1/7971 (type)
Therocephalia - Akidnognathidae
Moschorhinus warreni n. sp. (Broom 1907)
1 individual
synonym of Moschorhinus kitchingi
Natal Museum specimen, snout
see common names

Country:South Africa State/province:KwaZulu-Natal
Coordinates: 28.8° South, 30.0° East (view map)
Paleocoordinates:65.7° South, 16.4° West
Basis of coordinate:based on nearby landmark
Geographic resolution:small collection
Period:Permian Epoch:Lopingian
10 m.y. bin:Permian 4
Key time interval:Wuchiapingian - Changhsingian Other zone: Daptocephalus or Dicynodon Assemblage Zone
Age range of interval:259.51000 - 251.90200 m.y. ago
Stratigraphic resolution:bed
Lithology and environment
Primary lithology: not reported
Environment:terrestrial indet.
Modes of preservation:body
Size of fossils:macrofossils
Collection methods and comments
Reason for describing collection:taxonomic analysis
Database number:179618
Authorizer:R. Butler, P. Mannion Enterer:R. Butler, G. Varnham
Research group:vertebrate
Created:2016-06-22 06:21:39 Last modified:2017-05-23 16:34:15
Access level:database members Released:2017-06-22 06:21:39
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

59471. A. S. Brink. 1954. On the Whatsiidae, a family of therocephalian mammal-like reptiles. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa 34(1):43-59 [R. Butler/R. Butler]

Secondary references:

69714 F. Abdala, L. C. Gaetano, R. M. H. Smith and B. S. Rubidge. 2019. A new large cynodont from the Late Permian (Lopingian) of the South African Karoo Basin and its phylogenetic significance. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 186:983-1005 [P. Mannion/G. Varnham]