De Hoop 117, Badshoek, Beaufort West, 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 estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• 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 190331: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Richard Butler on 05.12.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Gorgodontia -
Gorgonopsia indet. Seeley 1894 reptile
 Therapsida -
Emydops sp. Broom 1912 dicynodont
Pristerodon sp. Huxley 1868 dicynodont
 Therapsida - Pylaecephalidae
Diictodon sp. Broom 1913 dicynodont
 Therapsida - Cryptodontidae
Tropidostoma sp. Seeley 1889 therapsid
 Therocephalia - Whaitsiidae
Microwhaitsia mendrezi n. gen. n. sp.
Microwhaitsia mendrezi n. gen. n. sp. Huttenlocker and Smith 2017 therapsid
SAM-PK-K10984, K10990