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Oudtshoorn theropod site (Jurassic to of South Africa)

Where: Cape, South Africa (33.6° S, 22.2° E: paleocoordinates 44.1° S, 13.8° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Enon Formation (Uitenhage Group), Late/Upper Jurassic to Late/Upper Jurassic (161.2 - 99.7 Ma)

• Unclear whether Late Triassic or Early Cretaceous in the region. NO record of specimens stratigraphic provenance.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; conglomerate

Size class: mesofossils

Collection methods: Specimens (2 teeth) are from the South African museum

Primary reference: N. J. Mateer. 1987. A new report of a theropod dinosaur from South Africa. Palaeontology 30(1):141-145 [M. Carrano/K. Maguire/M. Carrano] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 55236: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Kaitlin Maguire on 30.09.2005

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