Iziko (Permian of South Africa)

Where: Free State, South Africa (30.0° S, 26.0° E: paleocoordinates 62.1° S, 29.1° W)

When: Therapside other zone, Koonap Formation (Beaufort Group), Guadalupian (272.3 - 259.9 Ma)

Environment/lithology: deltaic; sandstone

• Composite submarine fan-delta-fluvial

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: J. Benoit, P. R. Manger, V. Fernandez and B. S. Rubidge. 2016. Cranial Bosses of Choerosaurus dejageri (Therapsida, Therocephalia): Earliest Evidence of Cranial Display Structures in Eutheriodonts . PLoS 11(8):e0161457 [M. Uhen/B. Shipps/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 188666: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Brenlee Shipps on 11.09.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Therocephalia - Lycideopidae
Choerosaurus dejageri Haughton 1929 therapsid