Where: Niassa, Mozambique (12.5° S, 35.0° E: paleocoordinates 57.2° S, 14.1° E)
• coordinate based on nearby landmark
• small collection-level geographic resolution
When: Cistecephalus Assemblage Zone zone, Wuchiapingian (259.9 - 254.2 Ma)
• Suggested to be correlated with the Cistecephalus Assemblage Zone of South Africa.
•"The fossiliferous layer is equivalent to L10 from Borges et al.'s “Lunho series” and equivalent to the K5 division of Verniers et al."
Environment/lithology: terrestrial; concretionary, gray mudstone
Size class: macrofossils
Primary reference: R. Castanhinha, R. Araújo, L. C. Júnior, K. D. Angielczyk, G. G. Martins, R. M. S. Martins, C. Chaouiya, F. Beckmann, and F. Wilde. 2014. Bringing Dicynodonts Back to Life: Paleobiology and Anatomy of a New Emydopoid Genus from the Upper Permian of Mozambique. PLoS ONE 9(4):e94720 [R. Butler/R. Butler]more details
Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis
PaleoDB collection 185745: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Richard Butler on 11.05.2017
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