Wonderboom Bridge, Burgersdorp, Farm Cragievar (Triassic of South Africa)

Where: Eastern Cape, South Africa (31.0° S, 26.3° E: paleocoordinates 66.9° S, 13.7° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Cynognathus Assemblage Zone Subzone B other zone, Burgersdorp Formation (Beaufort Group), Anisian (247.2 - 242.0 Ma)

• Burgersdorp Formation, upper Beaufort Group, Karoo Supergroup

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; green mudstone and red siliciclastic

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by E. C. Case, S. Haughton in 1923

• SAM: Iziko South African Museum, Cape Town

Primary reference: S. H. Haughton. 1925. Investigations in South African fossil reptiles and amphibians (Part 13). Annals of the South African Museum 22:227-261 [R. Butler/R. Butler]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 144319: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Richard Butler on 03.05.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Temnospondyli - Trematosauridae
Microposaurus casei n. gen. n. sp.
Microposaurus casei n. gen. n. sp. Haughton 1925 tetrapod
SAM 6556, skull (holotype)
 Therapsida -
Cynognathus sp. Seeley 1895 therapsid
Diademodon sp. Seeley 1895 therapsid
Kannemeyeria sp. Seeley 1908 dicynodont