Halle/Saale (Triassic of Germany)

Where: Germany (51.5° N, 12.0° E: paleocoordinates 17.5° N, 19.8° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• Lowermost Muschelkalk

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 138122: authorized by Roger Benson, entered by Roger Benson on 05.01.2013

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Sauropterygia - Nothosauridae
Nothosaurus hecki n. sp. Fritsch 1894 diapsid
Juvenile holotype Ha no. 12/41