Drysdall & Kitching locality 17, Upper Luangwa Valley (Permian of Zambia)

Where: Zambia (10.7° S, 33.2° E: paleocoordinates 54.7° S, 13.2° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Cistecephalus Assemblage Zone other zone, Upper Member (Madumabisa Mudstone Formation), Wuchiapingian (259.9 - 254.2 Ma)

• 'middle fossiliferous beds' of the Madumabisa Mudstone according to Drysdall & Kitching (1963); Angielczyk et al. (2014) argued that the Upper Madumabisa Mudstone contains a single faunal assemblage correlated to the Cistecephalus Assemblage Zone of South Africa.

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; brown, gray, green, calcareous mudstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: concretion

Collection methods: surface (float),

Primary reference: A. R. Drysdall and J. W. Kitching. 1963. A re-examination of the Karroo succession and fossil localities of part of the Upper Luangwa Valley. Memoir of the Geological Survey of Northern Rhodesia 1:1-62 [R. Butler/R. Butler]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 184663: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Richard Butler on 16.03.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Therapsida -
Emydops sp. Broom 1912 dicynodont