Ellingen, "Am Tiergärtle" (Triassic of Germany)

Where: Bayern, Germany (49.1° N, 11.0° E: paleocoordinates 32.6° N, 11.6° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Feuerletten Member (Trossingen Formation), Norian (228.0 - 208.5 Ma)

• uppermost Feuerletten which in the Ellingen area is 25 m thick and overlies the Upper Burgsandstein and underlies the Arietenkalksandstein of lower Sinemurian age. The Bavarian Feuerletten is equivalent to the Trossingen Formation of the upper Middle Keuper, and is upper Norian in age (see Deutsche Stratigraphische Kommission 2005: Cour. Forsch.-Inst. Senckenberg 253:1-296).

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine - small; marl and sandstone

• Interpreted as an ox-bow lake

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by BSPG in 1962; reposited in the BSP

Collection methods: quarrying,

Primary reference: F. Cimerman. 1963. Ob dinozavrovem grobu [On a dinosaur graveyard]. Proteus 25(4-5):116-119 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 75758: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 26.10.2007

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Saurischia - Plateosauridae
Plateosaurus engelhardti Meyer 1837 plateosaurid
 Theropoda -
Theropoda indet. theropod
Two taxa, of which one attains at least 7 m body size
 Pseudosuchia -