Aixheim (Triassic of Germany)

Where: Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany (48.1° N, 8.7° E: paleocoordinates 31.1° N, 10.4° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Löwenstein Formation (Keuper Group), Norian (228.0 - 208.5 Ma)

• middle part of formation

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial-lacustrine; sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Haug; reposited in the SMNS

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

Primary reference: E. Fraas. 1899. Proganochelys quenstedtii Baur (Psamochelys keuperina Qu.). Ein neuer Fund aus dem Stubensandstein. Jahreshefte des Vereins für vaterländische Naturkunde in Württemberg 55:401-424 [R. Butler/R. Butler]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 68038: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 28.12.2006, edited by Richard Butler

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Testudinata -
Proganochelys quenstedtii Baur 1887 turtle
SMNS 10012, shell. SMNS 15759, skull and partial skeleton
 Saurischia - Plateosauridae
Plateosaurus gracilis Huene 1905 plateosaurid
GPIT 'Aixheim', 18392, 18318a