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Seobeng tracksite (zone A/4) (Jurassic of Lesotho)

Also known as Soebeng, Seobong, Subeng, Leribe-Subeng

Where: Lesotho (28.9° S, 28.1° E: paleocoordinates 42.8° S, 0.4° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Clarens Formation (Stormberg Group), Sinemurian (196.5 - 189.6 Ma)

• = Cave Sandstone, zone A/4, also listed as Lower Elliot

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; fine-grained, yellow sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast, trace

Collected by Casalis & Arbousset

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: P. Ellenberger. 1955. Note préliminaire sur les pistes et les restes osseux de Vertébrés du Basutoland (Afrique du Sud) [Prelimiinary note on the trackways and bony remains of vertebrates from Basutoland (southern Africa)]. Comptes Rendus des Séances de l'Academie des Sciences, Paris 240:889-891 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano] more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 56014: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 10.11.2005

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