farms Welbedacht-Edelweiss (698), Ladybrand (Triassic to of South Africa)

Also known as Antetonitrus type

Where: Free State, South Africa (29.1° S, 27.3° E: paleocoordinates 48.7° S, 0.9° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: "floodplain"; red siltstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by J. W. Kitching in the 1980s; reposited in the BPI

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

Primary reference: J. W. Kitching and M. A. Raath. 1984. Fossils from the Elliot and Clarens Formations (Karoo Sequence) of the northeastern Cape, Orange Free State and Lesotho, and a suggested biozonation based on tetrapods. Palaeontologia Africana 25:111-125 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 39659: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 02.06.2004, edited by Richard Butler

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Temnospondyli -
 Saurischia -
Melanorosaurus sp.1 Haughton 1924 saurischian
Antetonitrus ingenipes n. gen. n. sp.2 Yates and Kitching 2003 saurischian
BP/1/4952, partial disarticulated skeleton
 Therapsida - Diademodontidae
Diademodontidae indet.1 Haughton 1925 therapsid
BP/1/5724, right lower jaw