Hessberger Quarry, Hildburghausen tracksite (Triassic to of Germany)

Where: Thuringia, Germany (50.4° N, 10.8° E: paleocoordinates 16.0° N, 20.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Chirotheriensandstein Formation (Buntsandstein Group), Olenekian to Olenekian (251.2 - 242.0 Ma)

• Thuringischer Chirotheriensandstein

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; poorly lithified, quartzose, gray sandstone and fine-grained claystone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast, mold/impression, trace

Collected by R. Sickler & Kessler in 1833–1834

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: J. J. Kaup. 1835. Thier-Fährten von Hildburghausen: Chirotherium oder Chirosaurus [Animal tracks from Hildburghausen: Chirotherium or Chirosaurus]. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Geognosie, Geologie und Petrfaktenkunde 1835:327-328 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 182300: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 19.10.2016

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
  -
Agostropus falcatus n. gen. n. sp.1, Onychopus triadicus n. gen. n. sp.1
Agostropus falcatus n. gen. n. sp.1
Onychopus triadicus n. gen. n. sp.1
Reptilia
 Procolophonia -
Procolophonipus triadicus n. gen. n. sp.1 parareptile
Procolophonipus acutus n. sp.1 parareptile
 Testudines -
Chelonipus cuneiformis n. sp.1 turtle
Chelonipus torquatus n. gen. n. sp.1 von Lilienstern 1939 turtle
  - Rhynchosauroidae
"Akropus langi n. sp." = Rhynchosauroides1, Akropus schochardti n. gen. n. sp.1, "Hamatopus wildfeueri n. gen. n. sp." = Rhynchosauroides1
"Akropus langi n. sp." = Rhynchosauroides1 reptile
Akropus schochardti n. gen. n. sp.1 von Lilienstern 1939 reptile
"Hamatopus wildfeueri n. gen. n. sp." = Rhynchosauroides1 reptile
 Pseudosuchia - Chirotheriidae
Chirotherium sp.1, "Chirotherium barthii n. gen. n. sp." = Chirotherium barthii, "Chirotherium ? barthi" = Chirotherium barthii1, "Chirotherium pfeifferi" = Chirotherium barthii2, Chirotherium hildburghausense2, Chirotherium ? vorbachi1
Chirotherium sp.1 Kaup 1835 archosaur
"Chirotherium barthii n. gen. n. sp." = Chirotherium barthii Kaup 1835 archosaur
"Chirotherium ? barthi" = Chirotherium barthii1 Kaup 1835 archosaur
"Chirotherium pfeifferi" = Chirotherium barthii2 Kaup 1835 archosaur
Chirotherium hildburghausense2 Lilienstern 1939 archosaur
Chirotherium ? vorbachi1 Kirchner 1927 archosaur