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Sengwe Coalfield, Rhodesia (Permian of Zimbabwe)

Where: Zimbabwe (22.3° S, 31.2° E: paleocoordinates 62.9° S, 10.2° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Ecca Group, Wordian (268.0 - 265.0 Ma)

• Upper Ecca Shale

Environment/lithology: lacustrine; carbonaceous shale

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Collection methods: Repository: South African Museum

Primary reference: B. G. Gardiner. 1962. Namaichthys Schroederi Gürich and other Palaeozoic Fishes from South Africa. Palaeontology 5(1):9-21 [M. Clapham/P. Vazquez] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 131109: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Priscilla Vazquez on 20.07.2012

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