Heelbo Farm (Jurassic to of South Africa)

Where: Free State, South Africa (28.3° S, 27.6° E: paleocoordinates 42.2° S, 0.3° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Upper Member (Elliot Formation), Hettangian to Hettangian (201.3 - 190.8 Ma)

• approximately 12 m below the base of the Clarens Formation

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: K. N. Dollman, P. A. Viglietti, and J. N. Choiniere. 2019. A new specimen of Orthosuchus stormbergi (Nash 1968) and a review of the distribution of Southern African Lower Jurassic crocodylomorphs. Historical Biology 31(5):653-664 [M. Uhen/A. Kourmadas/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 190130: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Chrysanthi Violaris on 28.11.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Loricata - Protosuchidae
Protosuchus haughtoni Busbey and Gow 1984 crocodilian
BP/I/6208, 6209