L31, Luangwa Basin (Permian of Zambia)

Where: Zambia (10.6° S, 33.0° E: paleocoordinates 54.6° S, 13.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• Angielczyk et al. (2014) argued that the Upper Madumabisa Mudstone contains a single faunal assemblage correlated to the Cistecephalus Assemblage Zone of South Africa.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; calcareous mudstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected in 2009

Primary reference: K. D. Angielczyk, J. S. Steyer, C. A. Sidor, R. H. H. Smith, R. L. Whatley and S. Tolan. 2014. Permian and Triassic Dicynodont (Therapsida: Anomodontia) Faunas of the Luangwa Basin, Zambia: Taxonomic Update and Implications for Dicynodont Biogeography and Biostratigraphy. In C. F. Kammerer, K. D. Angielczyk and J. Fröbisch (eds.), Early Evolutionary History of the Synapsida 93-138 [R. Butler/J. Benito Moreno/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 184672: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Richard Butler on 16.03.2017

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Taxonomic list

Osteichthyes
 Therapsida - Pylaecephalidae
Diictodon feliceps Owen 1876 dicynodont
NHCC LB1