Boskraal (Permian to of South Africa)

Where: Eastern Cape, South Africa (32.1° S, 24.5° E: paleocoordinates 63.0° S, 28.3° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Cistecephalus/Daptocephalus other zone, Balfour Formation, Wuchiapingian to Wuchiapingian (259.9 - 252.2 Ma)

• "Boskraal includes parts of the upper Cistecephalus AZ as well as the lower Daptocephalus AZ"

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: K. D. Angielczyk and C. F. Kammerer. 2017. The cranial morphology, phylogenetic position and biogeography of the upper Permian dicynodont Compsodon helmoedi van Hoepen (Therapsida, Anomodontia). Papers in Palaeontology 3(4):513-545 [R. Butler/R. Butler]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 190281: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Richard Butler on 04.12.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Therapsida -
Compsodon helmoedi Van Hoepen 1934 dicynodont
RC 736