Sacrau, near Goglin (Triassic of Poland)

Also known as Zakrzów

Where: Poland (50.5° N, 18.1° E: paleocoordinates 18.3° N, 23.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Gogolin Formation, Anisian (247.2 - 242.0 Ma)

• Lower Muschelkalk (Lower Gogolin Beds)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the SMNS

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical

Primary reference: O. Rieppel. 1997. Revision of the sauropterygian reptile genus Cymatosaurus v. Fritsch, 1894, and the relationships of Germanosaurus Nopcsa, 1928, from the Middle Triassic of Europe. Fieldiana: Geology, new series 36:1-36 [R. Benson/R. Benson]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 138068: authorized by Roger Benson, entered by Roger Benson on 04.01.2013, edited by Bethany Allen

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Diapsida - Saurosphargidae
Hemilopas mentzeli2 Meyer 1847 diapsid
IZ WU (uncatalogued), dentary fragment
 Sauropterygia - Nothosauridae
Germanosaurus latissimus n. sp. Gürich 1891 diapsid
Lost holotype specimen
 Sauropterygia -
Cymatosaurus sp.1 Fritsch 1894 diapsid
BGR uncatalogued, partial skull (Rieppel 1994, figure 39)
Proneusticosaurus madelungi n. sp.2 Volz 1902 diapsid
Semi-articulated postcranial skeleton
Cymatosaurus latifrons Gürich 1884 diapsid
SMNS 10977, complete but poorly preserved skull