Trossingen-obere Plateosaurus bonebed (Triassic of Germany)

Also known as ETE Locality 1557, Obere Mühle

Where: Baden-Württemberg, Germany (48.1° N, 8.7° E: paleocoordinates 36.1° N, 10.4° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Trossingen Formation, Rhaetian (208.5 - 201.3 Ma)

• Knollenmergel = Upper Stubensandstein

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: "floodplain"; poorly lithified, red mudstone

• ETE sed env 1: fluvial, ETE sed env 2: floodplain ETE event: ., ETE env comment: miring
• ETE rock type adj: 0, ETE lithology comments:; dark red, loose

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

• ETE Size: .; ETE reference list: 478, ; ETE museum list:

Primary reference: F. v. Huene. 1928. Lebensbild des Saurischier-Vorkommens im Obersten Keuper von Trossingen in Württemberg [Life-picture of an ancestral saurischian from the Upper Keuper of Trossingen in Württemberg]. Palaeobiologica 1:103-116 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taphonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 22682: authorized by Anna Behrensmeyer, entered by Anna Behrensmeyer on 23.04.2001, edited by Matthew Carrano

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Saurischia -
Pachysaurus wetzelianus n. sp. Huene 1932 prosauropod
? Pachysaurus giganteus n. sp. Huene 1932 prosauropod