Zuffenhausen, Stuttgart (Triassic of Germany)

Also known as Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen

Where: Germany (48.8° N, 9.2° E: paleocoordinates 14.9° N, 17.5° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Lower Group, Ladinian (242.0 - 237.0 Ma)

• Upper Muschelkalk Subgroup

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the SMNS

Primary reference: O. Rieppel. 1994. Osteology of Simosaurus gaillardoti and the relationships of stem-group Sauropterygia. Fieldiana: Geology, new series 28:1-85 [R. Benson/R. Benson/R. Benson]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 138088: authorized by Roger Benson, entered by Roger Benson on 04.01.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Sauropterygia - Cyamodontidae
Cyamodus sp.1 von Meyer 1863 placodont
SMNS uncatalogued
 Sauropterygia - Nothosauridae
"Nothosaurus giganteus" = Nothosaurus giganteus2, "Opeosaurus suevicus n. sp." = Nothosaurus giganteus
"Nothosaurus giganteus" = Nothosaurus giganteus2 Münster 1834 diapsid
SMNS 17326 (coracoid)
"Opeosaurus suevicus n. sp." = Nothosaurus giganteus Münster 1834 diapsid
SMNS 4141, holotype partial mandible