Wittighausen (Triassic of Germany)

Where: Germany (49.6° N, 9.8° E: paleocoordinates 15.8° N, 17.6° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Discoceratitenschichten Member, Ladinian (242.0 - 237.0 Ma)

• Upper Muschelkalk (Discoceratitenschichten)

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 138091: authorized by Roger Benson, entered by Roger Benson on 04.01.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Sauropterygia - Nothosauridae
Nothosaurus sp. M√ľnster 1834 diapsid
MHI 1175/1 (right scapula; Rieppel 1994, fig. 54a-b)