Genus: Robertia BOONSTRA, 1948
Etymology: In honor of Robert Broom (1866-1951), Scottish Paleontologist and major scholar of South African Mammal-like reptiles.
= Broilius TOERIEN, 1953
Etymology: In honor of Ferdinand Broili (1874-1946), German paleontologist.

Species: broomiana BOONSTRA, 1948
Etymology:

Holotype: SAM 11885 (SAM-PK-011761?)

Locality: Klein Koedoeskop, Beaufort West District, Western Cape Province, South Africa.

Horizon: Middle Abrahamskraal Formation.

Biostratigraphy: Tapinocephalus zone (Dinocephalian zone KEYSER, 1979, SACS, 1980, KEYSER & SMITH, 1977-78, Lower Tapinocephalus zone, KITCHING, 1970, 1977, WATSON, 1914).

Age: Early Tatarian age, Guadelupian Stage, Middle Zeichstein Epoch, Middle Permian.

Material: Skull.

Topotypes:

SAM 11756:

SAM 11757:

SAM 11760:

SAM 11762:

SAM 11777-80:

SAM 11782:

SAM 11786-89:

SAM 11791:

Referred material:

Material as per KING, 1981

Cast 1: Partial skull, lower jaw, radius, ulna and radius.

Cast 2: Skull and lower jaw, cervical vertebrae.

Cast 3: Lower jaw, scapula, humerus, radius, ulna, carpals, dorsal aspect of a sequence of vertebrae and ribs.

Cast 4: Humerus, interclavicle and partial clavicles.

Cast 5: 2 scapulae, partial coracoid, precoracoid, humerus, disarticulated vertebrae and ribs.

Cast 6: Sequence of mid-dorsal ribs and vertebrae.

Cast 7: Femur, fibula, incomplete pes, caudal vertebrae, right and left ilium, pubo-ischiadic plate, 2 incomplete sacral vertebrae.

Cast 8: Proximal end of femur, dorsal edge of ilium with are counterparts of femur, left ilium, vertebrae and ribs.

Cast 9: Femur, pes, fibula, caudal vertebrae which are counterparts of femur, fibula, pes and caudal vertebrae of cast 7.

Cast 10: Clavicle, a sequence of vertebrae and some ribs, distal end of humerus, radius, ulna and carpals.

Cast 11: Humerus, radius, ulna, carpals which are counter parts of cast 10.

Cast 12: Distarctulated ribs, partial scapula, coracoid, sternum, humerus, radius, ulna and humerus.

 


KING, 1988

Locality: Seekoeigat, Prince Albert District, Western Cape Province, South Africa.

Horizon: Middle Abrahamskraal Formation.

Biostratigraphy: Tapinocephalus zone.

Age: Early Tatarian age, Guadelupian Stage, Middle Zeichstein Epoch, Middle Permian.

Material:

SAM 1337: Skull.

 


Locality: Unknown, South Africa.

Horizon:

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Late Permian.

Material:

SAM 582: Skull.

 

 

Locality: Abrahamskraal, Prince Albert District, Western Cape Province, South Africa.

Horizon: Middle Abrahamskraal Formation.

Biostratigraphy: Tapinocephalus zone.

Age: Early Tatarian age, Guadelupian Stage, Middle Zeichstein Epoch, Middle Permian.

Material:

SAM 3354: Skull.

 


Locality: Lammerkraal, Prince Albert District, Western Cape Province, South Africa.

Horizon: Middle Abrahamskraal Formation.

Biostratigraphy: Tapinocephalus zone.

Age: Early Tatarian age, Guadelupian Stage, Middle Zeichstein Epoch, Middle Permian.

Material:

SAM 5125: Skull.

 


Locality: Koedoeskop, Beaufort West District, Western Cape Province, South Africa.

Horizon: Middle Abrahamskraal Formation.

Biostratigraphy: Tapinocephalus zone.

Age: Early Tatarian age, Guadelupian Stage, Middle Zeichstein Epoch, Middle Permian.

Material:

SAM 11587: Skull.

 


Locality: Prince Albert Road, Prince Albert District, Western Cape Province, South Africa.

Horizon: Middle Abrahamskraal Formation.

Biostratigraphy: Tapinocephalus zone.

Age: Early Tatarian age, Guadelupian Stage, Middle Zeichstein Epoch, Middle Permian.

Material:

SAM 11690: Skull.

 


Locality: Esperance, Sutherland, Southern Northern Cape Province, South Africa.

Horizon: Middle Abrahamskraal Formation.

Biostratigraphy: Tapinocephalus zone.

Age: Early Tatarian age, Guadelupian Stage, Middle Zeichstein Epoch, Middle Permian.

Material:

SAM 11703a: Skull.


SURKOV & BENTON, 2004

Locality: Unknown, South Africa.

Horizon:

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Late Permian.

Material:

SAM-PK-K07807: Skull.

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Species: antjiesfonteinensis (TOERIEN, 1953) KING & RUBIDGE, 1993
Etymology:
= Broilius antjiesfonteinensis TOERIEN, 1953

Holotype: BP 178

Locality: Antjiesfontein, Prince Albert District, Western Cape Province, South Africa.

Horizon: Middle Abrahamskraal Formation.

Biostratigraphy: Tapinocephalus zone (Dinocephalian zone KEYSER, 1979, SACS, 1980, KEYSER & SMITH, 1977-78, Lower Tapinocephalus zone, KITCHING, 1970, 1977, WATSON, 1914).

Age: Early Tatarian age, Guadelupian Stage, Middle Zeichstein Epoch, Middle Permian.

Material: Skull and jaw.