A new Ictidosuchid (Scaloposauria) from the Lystrosaurus-zone

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dc.contributor.author Brink, A. S.
dc.date.accessioned 2014-12-22T07:34:36Z
dc.date.available 2014-12-22T07:34:36Z
dc.date.issued 1965-12
dc.identifier.citation None en_ZA
dc.identifier.issn 0078-8554
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10539/16063
dc.description None en_ZA
dc.description.abstract This paper describes a specimen recently discovered in Lystrosaurus-zone strata in the Bergville district of Natal. While a contemporary of Scaloposaurus, it has retained much of the general structure of the earlier lctidosuchidae of the Cistecephalus-zone and in a few minor respects it shows affinity with the Therocephalia, beyond the characteristics of the infra-order. The specimen consists of a good skull with lower jaw, the whole pectoral girdle with the right fore limb, and a length of anterior vertebral column with ribs; these are figured as preserved. The skull is additionally figured in three views with distortion corrected. The specimen is identified as a new genus and species, belonging to the family lctidosuchidae of the infra-order Scaloposauria, and the name Olivieria parringtoni is proposed. en_ZA
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dc.language.iso en en_ZA
dc.publisher Bernard Price Institute for Palaeontological Research en_ZA
dc.relation.ispartofseries None;
dc.subject Ictidosuchid; Lystrosaurus-zone; South Africa en_ZA
dc.title A new Ictidosuchid (Scaloposauria) from the Lystrosaurus-zone en_ZA
dc.type Article en_ZA


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