|ID||Michel: Scott: Stanley Gibbons: Yvert: UPU: Category: pR|
|Stamps in set||4|
Pseudomelania sutherlandi (Baily, 1855)
70c Gaudryceras denseplicatum (Jimbo, 1894)
90c Neithea quinquecostata ((J Sowerby, 1814)
R1,05 Pugilina lMayerie) acutlcarlnatus (Rennie, 1930)
|Size (width x height)|
|Perforation||14.25 x 14|
sutherlandi (Baily, 1855)
This is one of the most common fossil gastropods at Mzamba and was among the first fossils to be described from this locality.
denseplicatum (Jimbo, 1894)
This is an ammonite a group of animals that became extinct at the end of the Cretaceous period, more or less at the same time as the dinosaurs. This species is known from Transkei, KwaZulu, Madagascar, Japan and Spain.
quinquecostata ((J Sowerby, 1814)
This fossil represents a common, scallop-like bivalve with a wide geographic distribution.
(Mayerie) acutlcarlnatus (Rennie, 1930)
This is a rather rare fossil gastropod at Mzamba. Commemorative envelope: Texanites presoutoni (Klinger and Kennedy, 1980) This fossil is a large ammonite from the basal beds of the Mzamba Formation.
Text: Dr Herbert Klinger, South African Museum, Cape Town.
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