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farm Zonderhout (291), Slabberts (zone A/5) (Triassic to of South Africa)

Also known as Sonderhout

Where: Free State, South Africa (28.5° S, 28.2° E: paleocoordinates 48.5° S, 0.6° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Lower Member (Elliot Formation), Norian to Norian (221.5 - 201.6 Ma)

• "Red Beds" = lower part of Elliot Fm.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; red mudstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by E. C. N. van Hoepen

Collection methods: quarrying, 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 36733: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 11.02.2004

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