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Ganigobis, Upper Dwyka Shales, Berlin Collection (Permian of Namibia)

Where: Namibia (25.9° S, 18.0° E: paleocoordinates 56.0° S, 35.9° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Ganigobis Formation (Dwyka Shale Group), Artinskian (290.1 - 279.5 Ma)

• Upper Dwyka Shales

Environment/lithology: marine; carbonaceous shale

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Collection methods: Repository: Sammling des Zentralen Geologischen Dienstes der Staatlichen Geologischen Kommission der D.D.R., Berlin.

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 131110: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Priscilla Vazquez on 20.07.2012

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