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Aliwal North Area (Triassic of South Africa)

Where: Eastern Cape, South Africa (30.7° S, 26.7° E: paleocoordinates 66.9° S, 12.6° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Cynognathus Assemblage zone, Burgersdorp Formation (Beaufort Group), Anisian (247.2 - 242.0 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by A. Brown

• SAM: Iziko South African Museum, Cape Town

Primary reference: S.P. Modesto and R. J. Damiani. 2003. Taxonomic status of Thelegnathus browni Broom, a procolophonid reptile from the South African Triassic. Annals of Carnegie Museum 72(1):53-64 [J. Mueller/J. Dummasch] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 80060: authorized by Johannes Mueller, entered by Jana Dummasch on 02.04.2008, edited by Torsten Liebrecht, Richard Butler and Bethany Allen

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