B9, west of Mkongoleko (Triassic of Tanzania)

Where: Ruvuma, Tanzania (10.4° S, 34.9° E: paleocoordinates 53.8° S, 23.7° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Cynognathus Assemblage Zone other zone, Lifua Member (Manda Beds Formation), Anisian (247.2 - 242.0 Ma)

• Anisian based on biostratigraphical correlations with the Cynognathus Assemblage Zone of South Africa.

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial-lacustrine; mudstone and sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Parrington in 1933; reposited in the BMNH

Collection methods: surface (float),

Primary reference: S. J. Nesbitt, R. J. Butler, M. D. Ezcurra, P. M. Barrett, M. R. Stocker, K. D. Angielczyk, R. M. H. Smith, C. A. Sidor, G. Niedźwiedzki, A. G. Sennikov, and A. J. Charig. 2017. The earliest bird-line archosaurs and the assembly of the dinosaur body plan. Nature 544(27):484-487 [M. Uhen/J. Jenkins]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 185533: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Julian Jenkins on 27.04.2017, edited by Richard Butler

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Osteichthyes
 Temnospondyli - Paracyclotosauridae
"Parotosaurus pronus n. sp." = Stanocephalosaurus pronus
"Parotosaurus pronus n. sp." = Stanocephalosaurus pronus Howie 1970 tetrapod
UMCZ collection, 48 I (type), 48 II (paratype), skulls
Reptilia
 Avemetatarsalia -
Teleocrater rhadinus n. gen. n. sp.
Teleocrater rhadinus n. gen. n. sp. Nesbitt et al. 2017 archosaur
NHMUK PV R6795 (type), partial skeleton. Field number 48b of F. R. Parrington