Baerecke-Limpricht clay pit, Halberstadt (bed 16): Rhaetian, Germany
collected by O. Jaekel 1909-1913

List of taxa
Where & when
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Chondrichthyes - Hybodontiformes - Hybodontidae
Hybodontidae indet. (Agassiz 1834)
    = Hybodus sp. Agassiz 1834
Kuhn 1939
    = ? Hybodus sp. Agassiz 1834
Mudroch et al. 2006
Belodontidae indet. Cope 1871
    = Mystriosuchus sp. Fraas 1896
Kuhn 1939
    = Belodon sp. Meyer 1844
Mudroch et al. 2006
nomen dubium belonging to Phytosauria
Eoraetia siegerti n. gen., n. sp. Dietrich 1937
Kuhn 1939 1 specimen
Amphibia - Temnospondyli - Plagiosauridae
Plagiosaurus depressus n. gen., n. sp. Jaekel 1914
Amphibia - Temnospondyli - Metoposauridae
Metoposaurus ultimus n. sp. Kuhn 1939
Kuhn 1939
Amphibia - Temnospondyli - Cyclotosauridae
Hercynosaurus carinidens n. gen., n. sp. Jaekel 1914
nomen dubium belonging to Cyclotosaurus
Dipnoi - Ceratodontidae
Ceratodus polymorphus
    = Ceratodus latissimus Agassiz 1838
Kuhn 1939
cf. Lithogaster keuperinus n. sp. Kuhn 1939
Kuhn 1939
Bivalvia - Cardiida - Anthracosiidae
Anoplophora postera
Kuhn 1939
synonym of Unionites
see common names

Country:Germany State/province:Sachsen-Anhalt
Coordinates: 51.9° North, 11.1° East (view map)
Paleocoordinates:39.7° North, 10.5° East
Basis of coordinate:based on nearby landmark
Altitude:109 meters
Geographic resolution:outcrop
Period:Triassic Epoch:Late/Upper Triassic
Stage:Rhaetian 10 m.y. bin:Triassic 4
Key time interval:Rhaetian
Age range of interval:208.50000 - 201.30000 m.y. ago
Geological group:Keuper Formation:Trossingen Member:Knollenmergel
Local section:Halberstadt Local bed:16
Local order:bottom to top
Stratigraphic resolution:bed
Stratigraphy comments: Knollenmergel, upper Middle Keuper
Lithology and environment
Primary lithology:fine,dolomitic,nodular,white sandstone
Includes fossils?Y
Lithology description: "fine-grained, bright sandstone with dolomite nodules"
Modes of preservation:body
Size of fossils:macrofossils,mesofossils
Spatial resolution:parautochthonous
Collection methods and comments
Collection methods:selective quarrying,mechanical,field collection
Reason for describing collection:general faunal/floral analysis
Collectors:O. Jaekel Collection dates:1909-1913
Database number:139483
Authorizer:M. Carrano Enterer:M. Carrano
Modifier:M. Carrano Research group:taphonomy,vertebrate
Created:2013-02-12 09:56:37 Last modified:2019-12-12 15:00:53
Access level:the public Released:2013-02-12 09:56:37
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

34613.ETE O. Jaekel. 1914. Über die Wirbeltierfunde in der oberen Trias von Halberstadt [On the vertebrate remains in the Upper Triassic of Halberstadt]. Paläontologische Zeitschrift 1(1):155-215 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]

Secondary references:

71227 F. v. Huene. 1940. Fossilium Catalogus. I: Animalia. Pars 93: Mammalia Triadica 1-13 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]
44850 O. Kuhn. 1939. Beiträge zur Keuperfauna von Halberstadt [Contributions to the Keuper fauna of Halberstadt]. Palaeontologische Zeitschrift 21:258-286 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]
17900ETE A. Mudroch, U. Richter, and M. Reich. 2006. The dinosaur digs in the Keuper of Halberstadt: a second reconnaissance. 9th International Symposium on Mesozoic Terrestrial Ecosystems and Biota, Abstracts and Proceedings Volume 93-95 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]