Altselingsback tracksite (Triassic of Germany)

Where: Bayern, Germany (49.5° N, 10.6° E: paleocoordinates 22.0° N, 15.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Ansbacher Sandstone Member (Middle Keuper Formation), Carnian (237.0 - 228.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, trace

Collected by Wondra & Metzner in 1949

Collection methods: quarrying, surface (in situ), mechanical,

Primary reference: F. Heller. 1952. Reptilfährten-Funde aus dem Ansbacher Sandstein des Mittleren Keupers von Franken [Reptile track discoveries from the Anshbacher Sandstone of the Middle Keuper of Franconia]. Geologische Blätter für Nordost-Bayern und angrenzende Gebiete 2(4):129-141 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 55417: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Kaitlin Maguire on 20.10.2005

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Taxonomic list

 Dinosauromorpha -
"Coelurosaurichnus metzneri n. sp." = Atreipus metzneri
"Coelurosaurichnus metzneri n. sp." = Atreipus metzneri Heller 1952 ornithodiran
 Pseudosuchia - Chirotheriidae
Chirotherium wondrai n. sp. Heller 1952 archosaur