n African Natural History - Cretaceous faunas from Zululand and Natal, South Africa. The ammonite family Pachydiscidae Spath, 1922

Volume 2 Number 1
  • ISSN : 1816-8396


Ammonites of the family Pachydiscidae occur in rocks of Coniacian to Maastrichtian age in KwaZulu-Natal, and in the Santonian-Campanian Mzamba Formation in Pondoland, Eastern Cape Province. They are locally abundant in the Campanian and Maastrichtian. The following species are described: (Van Hoepen, 1955), sp. nov., (Collignon, 1952), (Collignon, 1952), (Stoliczka, 1865), sp. nov., (Redtenbacher, 1873), (Kossmat, 1898), Collignon, 1952, (Jimbo, 1894), (Collignon, 1952), (Cooper & Greyling, 1996), (Venzo, 1936), (Seunes, 1890), (Ward & Kennedy, 1993), (Forbes, 1846), sp. juv., (Collignon, 1931), (Van Hoepen, 1921), (Venzo, 1936), Collignon, 1952, Henderson & McNamara, 1985, Henderson & McNamara, 1985, and Collignon, 1952.

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