Clevosaurus, Stormberg (Jurassic to of South Africa)

Where: South Africa (30.8° S, 28.0° E: paleocoordinates 44.6° S, 1.4° W)

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Stormberg Group, Hettangian to Hettangian (201.3 - 190.8 Ma)

• Probably from either the upper Elliot or Clarens formation

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: SAM: Iziko South African Museum, Cape Town

Primary reference: H.-D. Sues and R. R. Reisz. 1995. First record of the early Mesozoic sphenodontian Clevosaurus (Lepidosauria: Rhynchocephalia) from the Southern Hemisphere. Journal of Paleontology 69(1):123-126 [J. Alroy/R. Whatley/R. Butler]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 137301: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Richard Butler on 14.12.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Rhynchocephalia - Clevosauridae
Clevosaurus sp. Swinton 1939 rhynchocephalian
SAM-PK-K7890, partial skull