Tulo (Permian of Mozambique)

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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Taxonomic list

Osteichthyes
 Therapsida - Kingoriidae
Niassodon mfumukasi n. gen. n. sp.
Niassodon mfumukasi n. gen. n. sp. Castanhinha et al. 2014 dicynodont
ML1620