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New Castle of the Admiralty Estates farm, Field No. 3849 (Beaufort Grp.) (Triassic to of South Africa)

Also known as Oliviershoek Pass, Lystrosaurus zone

Where: KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa (28.6° S, 29.1° E: paleocoordinates 66.3° S, 10.8° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Lystrosaurus Assemblage Zone other zone, Harrismith Member (Normandien Formation), Induan to Induan (252.3 - 247.2 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Kitching; reposited in the BPI

Collection methods: mechanical,

• Though not specifically stated, the Brink specimens are probably BPI.

•Sigogneau specimen is BPI. Tetracynodon has a different Field Number than that given in Brink 1965, but Brink states that Tetracynodon was found four feet away from Oliviera parringtoni.

Primary reference: A. S. Brink. 1965. A new ictidosuchid (Scaloposauria) from the Lystrosaurus-zone. Palaeontologia Africana 9:129-138 [J. Alroy/R. Whatley/R. Whatley] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 34815: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Robin Whatley on 01.10.2003, edited by Richard Butler

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