St Fort farm (Jurassic to of South Africa)

Where: Free State, South Africa (28.5° S, 28.4° E: paleocoordinates 42.7° S, 0.5° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Upper Member (Elliot Formation), Hettangian to Hettangian (201.3 - 190.8 Ma)

• Red Beds; about 10 ft below Cave Sandstone (Clarens Fm.)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by A. Walker

Collection methods: quarrying, surface (float), surface (in situ), mechanical,

Primary reference: E. C. N. Van Hoepen. 1920. Contributions to the knowledge of the reptiles of the Karroo Formation. 6. Further dinosaurian material in the Transvaal Museum. Annals of the Transvaal Museum 7(2):93-141 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 36672: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 09.02.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Saurischia -
Massospondylus browni Seeley 1892 prosauropod