Driekoppe, Vredelus, Fraserburg (Permian of South Africa)

Where: Western Cape, South Africa (31.9° S, 21.5° E: paleocoordinates 60.2° S, 30.7° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Tropidostoma zone, Hoedemaker Member (Teekloof Formation), Wuchiapingian (259.9 - 254.2 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: "floodplain"; gray siltstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by RMS Smith

• SAM: Iziko South African Museum

Primary reference: C. F. Kammerer and R. M. H. Smith. 2017. An early geikiid dicynodont from the Tropidostoma Assemblage Zone (late Permian) of South Africa. PeerJ 5(e2913) [R. Butler/J. Benito Moreno]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 185746: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Richard Butler on 11.05.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Therapsida - Cryptodontidae
Bulbasaurus phylloxyron n. gen. n. sp.
Bulbasaurus phylloxyron n. gen. n. sp. Kammerer and Smith 2017 therapsid
SAM-PK-K11235, a partial skull missing the left subtemporal bar and both postorbital bars