Good Luck (Matjiesfontein 412), uppermost Cistecephalus Assemblage Zone (Permian of South Africa)

Where: Northern Cape, South Africa (32.0° S, 21.7° E: paleocoordinates 60.4° S, 30.7° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Cistecephalus Assemblage Zone other zone, Oukloof/Steenkamp Member (Teekloof Formation), Wuchiapingian (259.9 - 254.2 Ma)

• Uppermost part of the Cistecephalus Assemblage Zone

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by SAM field teams 1996-2015

• SAM: Iziko 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 190567: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Richard Butler on 12.12.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Osteichthyes
 Therapsida - Cistecephalidae
Cistecephalus microrhinus Owen 1876 dicynodont
SAM-PK-K11189
 Therocephalia -
Mirotenthes digitipes Attridge 1956 therapsid
SAM-PK-K11188