B16, Matamondo (Lower Bonebed K6) (Permian of Tanzania)

Where: Ruvuma, Tanzania (10.3° S, 35.1° E: paleocoordinates 55.1° S, 15.3° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Cistecephalus other zone, Usili Formation (Songea Group), Wuchiapingian (259.9 - 254.2 Ma)

• "Lower Bone Bed [K6]" - now recognised as part of the Usili Formation

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: S. H. Haughton. 1932. On a collection of Karroo vertebrates from Tanganyika Territory. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 88(4):634-671 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 190330: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Richard Butler on 05.12.2017

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Gorgodontia - Gorgonopidae
Sycosaurus nowacki reptile
UMZC T889
Osteichthyes
 Therapsida -
"Dicynodon cf. leoniceps" = Daptocephalus leoniceps
"Dicynodon cf. leoniceps" = Daptocephalus leoniceps Owen dicynodont