Acanthoceras beds, Manuan Creek (Skoenberg Hill) (Cretaceous of South Africa)

Where: South Africa (27.9° S, 32.3° E: paleocoordinates 47.9° S, 16.3° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Acanthoceras rhotomagense ammonoid zone, Mzinene Formation, Middle Cenomanian (99.6 - 93.5 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified lithology not reported

• Lithified based on fossil preservation

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Repository: Geological Survey, Pretoria

Primary reference: M. R. Cooper. 1993. Rectithyrid brachiopods (Terebratulacea) from the Cretaceous of Zululand. Durban Museum Novitates 18:1-12 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 190516: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 08.12.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Terebratulida - Sellithyrididae
"Terebratula manuanensis n. sp." = Praelongithyris manuanensis
"Terebratula manuanensis n. sp." = Praelongithyris manuanensis Muir-Wood 1954