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Matabola Flats (Core 880 ft depth) (Permian of Zimbabwe)

Where: Zimbabwe (18.1° S, 27.8° E: paleocoordinates 64.1° S, 19.2° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Cycle 3 Member (Dwyka Formation), Sakmarian (295.0 - 290.1 Ma)

• Cycle 3, right at the top of the Dwyka succession

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Reposited in the BSP

• Specimen kept in the Bernard Price Institute for Paleontological Research

Primary reference: E. F. Riek. 1974. A fossil insect from the Dwyka Series of Rhodesia. Palaeontologia Africana 17:15-17 [M. Clapham/J. Karr] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 125144: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Jered Karr on 05.03.2012

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