Z183, Ruhuhu Basin (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; siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Collected in 2015

Collection methods: surface (float), surface (in situ),

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. Nied┼║wiedzki, 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 187940: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Richard Butler on 18.08.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Avemetatarsalia -
Teleocrater rhadinus Nesbitt et al. 2017 archosaur