Koppieskraal (Permian of South Africa)

Where: South Africa (29.0° S, 24.5° E: paleocoordinates 61.3° S, 23.0° W)

When: Wuchiapingian (259.9 - 254.2 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; sandy mudstone

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 189782: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by William Rhodes on 11.11.2017

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Taxonomic list

Osteichthyes
 Therapsida - Cistecephalidae
Cistecephalus microrhinus Owen 1876 dicynodont