Rüdersdorf, near Berlin: Orbicularis beds (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: Orbicularismergel Member (Karlstadt Formation), Anisian (247.2 - 242.0 Ma)

• Orbicularis beds of Midldle Muschelkalk Subgroup

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: O. Rieppel and R. Wild. 1996. A revision of the genus Nothosaurus (Reptilia: Sauropterygia) from the Germanic Triassic, with comments on the status of Conchiosaurus clavatus. Fieldiana: Geology, new series 34:1-82 [R. Benson/R. Benson]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 138117: authorized by Roger Benson, entered by Roger Benson on 05.01.2013

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Sauropterygia - Nothosauridae
"Nothosaurus marchius n. sp." = Nothosaurus marchicus, "Nothosaurus raabi n. sp." = Nothosaurus marchicus, "Nothosaurus procerus n. sp." = Nothosaurus marchicus, "Nothosaurus oldenburgi n. sp." = Nothosaurus marchicus
"Nothosaurus marchius n. sp." = Nothosaurus marchicus Koken 1893 diapsid
Holotype: lost and MB R.2
"Nothosaurus raabi n. sp." = Nothosaurus marchicus Koken 1893 diapsid
Holotype: MB 1.007-18
"Nothosaurus procerus n. sp." = Nothosaurus marchicus Koken 1893 diapsid
MB R.4 (holotype); MB R.5 (var. parvus holotype); MB R.6 (mandible; Schuster & Bloch, 1925)
"Nothosaurus oldenburgi n. sp." = Nothosaurus marchicus Koken 1893 diapsid
MB R.1