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Otjihaene-Maparero farm (Jurassic of Namibia)

Where: Otjozondjupa, Namibia (21.4° S, 16.7° E: paleocoordinates 30.2° S, 8.8° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Etjo Sandstone Formation (Etendeka Group), Early/Lower Jurassic (201.6 - 175.6 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: eolian; sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, trace

Collected by E. Reuning in 1924

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: F. v. Huene. 1925. Ausgedehnte Karroo-Komplexe mit Fossilführung im nordöstlichen Südwestafrika [Extensive Karroo complexes with fossil management in northeastern Southwest Africa]. Centralblatt für Mineralogie, Geologie und Paläontologie, Abteilung B: Geologie und Paläontologie 1925(5):151-156 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 143491: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 24.04.2013

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