A new species of Trigonia from Upper Cretaceous beds near Itongazi river, Natal
Little, Jeanne De V.
The Bernard Price Institute for Palaeontological Research
A description is furnished of Trigonia (Scabrotrigonia) itongazi, a new species of Trigonia from the Upper Cretaceous Beds, occurring between the Itongazi and Umkandandhlovu Rivers, Alfred County, Natal. Its characteristic features are discussed. In June 1944 Professor T. W. Gevers came on an occurrence of fossiliferous Upper Cretaceous beds at a locality along the South Coast of Natal between the Itongazi and Umkandandhlovu river mouths. This occurrence was described in 1945 (3). The fossils then collected were identified by the writer. The form listed as Trigonia itongazi sp. nov. is now described below.
Trigonia, Upper Cretaceous