Very high

variety of small to large dinosaurs (theropods, sauropods, ornithopods), other reptiles, Mesozoic mammals, important floras of petrified wood (“Wood Beds”), leaves (ferns, cycads, conifers), freshwater invertebrates (bivalves, crustaceans)
shelly marine biotas, microfossils (Colchester Shale Member)

Additional Comments

Algoa Basin of E. Cape is the key area for terrestrial and shallow marine biotas of the Uitenhage Group in RSAUndescribed large dinosaur remains from Kirkwood Fm of Oudtshoorn BasinFreshwater invertebrates mainly from Heidelberg Area.

Geological Formations