Rudersberg (Triassic of Germany)

Where: Baden-Württemberg, Germany (48.9° N, 9.5° E: paleocoordinates 32.0° N, 10.6° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Lower Stubensandstein Member (Löwenstein Formation), Norian (228.0 - 208.5 Ma)

• Lower Stubensandstein, "Fleins"

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial-lacustrine; sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected in J. Muff; reposited in the SMNS

Primary reference: E. Fraas. 1913. Proterochersis, eine pleurodire Schildkröte aus dem Keuper. Jahreshefte des Vereins für vaterländische Naturkunde in Württemberg 80:13-30 [R. Butler/R. Butler]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 138886: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Richard Butler on 30.01.2013, edited by Patricia Holroyd

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Taxonomic list

 Testudinata - Proterochersidae
"Keuperotesta limendorsa n. gen. n. sp." = Proterochersis limendorsa, Proterochersis robusta n. gen. n. sp.
"Keuperotesta limendorsa n. gen. n. sp." = Proterochersis limendorsa Szczygielski and Sulej 2016 turtle
SMNS 17757
Proterochersis robusta n. gen. n. sp. Fraas 1913 turtle
SMNS 12777, partial shell (internal mold of the carapace, plus a partial plastron)