Locality L3 (Permian of Tanzania)

Where: Ruvuma, Tanzania (10.4° S, 35.1° E: paleocoordinates 55.9° S, 12.3° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Ruhuhu Formation (Songea Group), Capitanian (265.1 - 259.9 Ma)

• middle Permian (possibly Capitanian); middle tetrapod-bearing horizon of the Ruhuhu Formation

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; calcareous mudstone

• calcareous, stromatolites

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the BMNH

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: C. B. Cox and K. D. Angielczyk. 2015. A new endothiodont dicynodont (Therapsida, Anomodontia) from the Permian Ruhuhu Formation (Songea Group) of Tanzania and its feeding system. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 35(4):e935388 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 190324: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Richard Butler on 05.12.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Therapsida -
Endothiodon tolani Cox and Angielczyk 2015 dicynodont
NHMUK PV R12445, V R122443, PV R12451