L53, Luangwa Basin (Permian to of Zambia)

Where: Zambia (10.6° S, 33.0° E: paleocoordinates 54.6° S, 13.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Cistecephalus Assemblage Zone other zone, Upper Member (Madumabisa Mudstone Formation), Wuchiapingian to Wuchiapingian (259.9 - 252.2 Ma)

• "Angielczyk et al.(2014) correlated the tetrapod assemblage of the upper Madumabisa Mudstone with the Cistecephalus Assemblage Zone of the Karoo Basin, South Africa. More recently, Angielczyk & Kammerer (2017) suggested that the upper Madumabisa Mudstone may overlap parts of the Cistecephalus and Daptocephalus assemblage zones, based on the revised stratigraphic ranges for South African taxa presented in Viglietti et al.(2016). Taking into account the radiometric dates of Rubidge et al.(2013) and Gastaldo et al.(2015; also see Rubidge et al.2016), this correlation would imply a Wuchiapingian–early Changhsingian age." (Angielczyk et al. 2019)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; siliciclastic sediments

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 185597: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Richard Butler on 03.05.2017, edited by Bethany Allen

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Taxonomic list

Osteichthyes
 Therapsida - Cistecephalidae
Kembawacela kitchingi n. gen. n. sp.
Kembawacela kitchingi n. gen. n. sp. Angielczyk et al. 2019 dicynodont
NHCC LB18