Rüdersdorf, near Berlin (Triassic of Germany)

Also known as Rudersdorf

Where: Germany (52.5° N, 13.8° E: paleocoordinates 18.8° N, 20.4° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Muschelkalk Group, Anisian (247.2 - 242.0 Ma)

• Lower Muschelkalk Subgroup

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

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 138090: authorized by Roger Benson, entered by Roger Benson on 04.01.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Sauropterygia - Placodontidae
Placodus gigas Agassiz 1833 placodont
BRG S 55-L 02, BRG S 56-R 02, S 56-R 03, S 56-L 11 (isolated tooth plates)
 Sauropterygia - Nothosauridae
Nothosaurus sp. Münster 1834 diapsid
MB R.6 (Rieppel 1994, fig. 44C)