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Biesjiespoort, Victoria West (Permian of South Africa)

Also known as Biesiespoort, Nobelsfontein

Where: Northern Cape, South Africa (31.4° S, 23.1° E: paleocoordinates 61.3° S, 28.7° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Cistecephalus Assemblage Zone zone, Beaufort Group, Wuchiapingian (259.0 - 254.0 Ma)

• Direct dates for Cistecephalus Assemblage Zone from Rubidge et al., 2013

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: J. W. Kitching. 1977. The distribution of the Karroo vertebrate fauna. Memoirs of the Bernard Price Institute for Palaeontological Research 1:1-131 [H. Sims/J. Camp] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 174666: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Juan Benito Moreno on 23.11.2015, edited by Richard Butler and Bethany Allen

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