Telle River (Triassic to of Lesotho)

Also known as Tele

Where: Mohale's Hoek, Lesotho (30.4° S, 27.6° E: paleocoordinates 50.0° S, 1.5° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Lower Member (Elliot Formation), Norian to Norian (228.0 - 201.3 Ma)

• lower Elliot Formation here = Euskelosaurus range zone

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: P. Ellenberger. 1970. Les niveaux paléontologiques de première apparition des mammifères primoridaux en Afrique du Sud et leur ichnologie. Establissement de zones stratigraphiques detaillees dans le Stormberg du Lesotho (Afrique du Sud) (Trias Supérieur à Jurassique) [The paleontological levels of the first appearance of primordial mammals in southern Africa and their ichnology. Establishment of detailed stratigraphic zones in the Stormberg of Lesotho (southern Africa) (Upper Triassic to Jurassic). In: S. H. Haughton (ed.), Second Symposium on Gondwana Stratigraphy and Paleontology, International Union of Geological Sciences. Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Pretoria 343-370 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 35708: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 05.01.2004, edited by Richard Butler

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Archosauria -
Archosauria indet. Cope 1869 archosaur
possible basal theropod, possible allosauroid affinities
 Saurischia -
Euskelosaurus sp. Huxley 1866 saurischian
partial scapula