Osfontein (Permian of South Africa)

Where: Northern Cape, South Africa (30.9° S, 26.3° E: paleocoordinates 62.6° S, 29.1° W)

When: Capitanian (265.1 - 259.9 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 189248: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by William Rhodes on 07.10.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Therapsida - Cryptodontidae
Oudenodon sp. Owen 1860 therapsid