Alfresco (Permian of South Africa)

Where: Northern Cape, South Africa (32.2° S, 21.4° E: paleocoordinates 60.2° S, 31.3° W)

When: Wuchiapingian (259.9 - 254.2 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; muddy sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: J. Botha-Brink. 2010. Do extraordinarily high growth rates in Permo-Triassic dicynodonts (Therapsida, Anomodontia) explain their success before and after the end-Permian extinction?. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 160(2):341-365 [M. Uhen/W. Rhodes]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 188979: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by William Rhodes on 23.09.2017

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Taxonomic list

Osteichthyes
 Therapsida -
Galeops sp. Broom 1912 therapsid
 Therapsida - Pylaecephalidae
Diictodon sp. Broom 1913 dicynodont