De Hoop 117, Badshoek, Beaufort West, upper Tropidostoma Assemblage Zone (Permian of South Africa)

Where: Western Cape, South Africa (32.2° S, 22.7° E: paleocoordinates 61.3° S, 30.4° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Tropidostoma Assemblage Zone other zone, Hoedemaker Member (Teekloof Formation), Wuchiapingian (259.9 - 254.2 Ma)

• Upper part of Tropidostoma Assemblage Zone

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by SAM field teams 1996-2015

• SAM: South African Museum, Cape Town

Primary reference: A. K. Huttenlocker and R. M. H. Smith. 2017. New whaitsioids (Therapsida: Therocephalia) from the Teekloof Formation of South Africa and therocephalian diversity during the end Guadalupian extinction. PeerJ 5:e3868 [R. Butler/R. Butler]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 190045: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Brenlee Shipps on 27.11.2017, edited by Richard Butler

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Therapsida -
Pristerodon sp. Huxley 1868 dicynodont
SAM-PK-K11008, 11009, 11010
 Therapsida - Pylaecephalidae
Diictodon sp. Broom 1913 dicynodont