Rich trace fossil assemblages, also shelly invertebrates (trilobites, brachiopods, echinoderms, molluscs etc), microfossils in lower Bokkeveld.
Important fish / vascular plant/ trace fossil biotas in upper Bokkeveld.
Record of early marine, coastal and estuarine / fluvial life on margins of Gondwana
Cederberg Formation contains soft-bodied, post-glacial biota of Late Ordovician age
Most diverse trace fossil assemblages recorded from Mid-Palaeozoic Gondwana (Bokkeveld Group)
Subpolar Late Devonian biotas