Rygol Quarry, Painten (Jurassic of Germany)

Where: Bayern, Germany (49.0° N, 11.8° E: paleocoordinates 40.3° N, 19.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Hybonoticeras beckeri ammonoid zone, Torleite Formation, Late/Upper Kimmeridgian (155.7 - 150.8 Ma)

• equivalent to upper part of Rögling Formation, Beckeri zone, Ulmense subzone, rebouletianum horizon

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lime mudstone

• Thin-bedded to laminated micritic limestones

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression, soft parts

Collected by R. Albersdörfer

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

Primary reference: O. W. M. Rauhut, C. Foth, H. Tischlinger and M. A. Norell. 2012. Exceptionally preserved juvenile megalosauroid theropod dinosaur with filamentous integument from the Late Jurassic of Germany. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 29:11746-11751 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/R. Benson]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 130048: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 04.07.2012, edited by Roger Benson and Jonathan Tennant

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Eurysternidae
Eurysternum wagleri2 Meyer 1839 turtle
One adult specimen
 Saurischia -
Sciurumimus albersdoerferi n. gen. n. sp. Rauhut et al. 2012 tetanuran
 Loricata -
"Alligatorium franconicum n. sp." = Alligatorium franconicum3, "Alligatorium paintenense n. sp." = Alligatorium franconicum3
"Alligatorium franconicum n. sp." = Alligatorium franconicum3 Ammon 1906 crocodilian
"Alligatorium paintenense n. sp." = Alligatorium franconicum3 Ammon 1906 crocodilian
 Loricata - Metriorhynchidae
Dakosaurus maximus4 Plieninger 1846 marine crocodile
SMNS 82043: right mandibular ramus in lithographic limestone, from Painten, Bayern, Germany
Cricosaurus sp.1 Wagner 1858 marine crocodile
BMM uncategorized