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Qeme tracksite (Jurassic to of Lesotho)

Where: Maseru, Lesotho (29.5° S, 27.5° E: paleocoordinates 43.2° S, 1.1° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Upper Member (Elliot Formation), Hettangian to Hettangian (201.6 - 189.6 Ma)

• "red beds", zone A/2

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; red claystone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast, trace

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: F. Ellenberger and P. Ellenberger. 1958. Principaux types de pistes de Vertébrés dans les couches du Stormberg au Basutoland (Afrique du Sud) (Note préliminaire) [Principal types of vertebrate prints in the Stormberg beds of Basutoland (South Africa) (preliminary note)]. Comptes Rendus de la Société géologique de France 1958:65-67 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 56004: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 10.11.2005

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