farm Tulloch, Barkly Pass (zone B/5) (Jurassic of South Africa)

Also known as Geranosaurus type

Where: Eastern Cape, South Africa (31.3° S, 27.9° E: paleocoordinates 44.9° S, 2.2° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Clarens Formation (Stormberg Group), Sinemurian (199.3 - 190.8 Ma)

• = Cave Sandstone; base of formation

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by G. S. T. Mandy

• Possibly two animals present (skull elements vs. vertebrae)

Primary reference: R. Broom. 1911. On the dinosaurs of the Stormberg, South Africa. Annals of the South African Museum 7(4):291-308 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 36703: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 10.02.2004, edited by Richard Butler

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Taxonomic list

 Ornithischia - Heterodontosauridae
Geranosaurus atavus n. gen. n. sp. Broom 1911 heterodontosaurid
SAM-PK-K1871 (holotype), partial skull.
? Geranosaurus atavus Broom 1911 heterodontosaurid
SAM-PK-K1857, hindlimb material