Usili mountain (Permian of Tanzania)

Where: Ruvuma, Tanzania (10.3° S, 35.1° E: paleocoordinates 55.1° S, 15.2° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: F. v. Huene. 1950. Die Theriodontier des ostafrikanischen Ruhuhu-Gebietes in der Tuebinger Sammlung. Neues Jahrbuch fur Geologie and Palaeontologie, Abhandlungen 92:47-136 [R. Butler/R. Butler/R. Butler]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 190735: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Richard Butler on 15.12.2017

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Gorgodontia - Gorgonopidae
"Scymnognathus parringtoni n. sp." = Sauroctonus parringtoni
"Scymnognathus parringtoni n. sp." = Sauroctonus parringtoni Huene 1950 reptile
GPIT/RE/7113, skull and skeleton