Rhät bonebed, Bebenhausen (Triassic of Germany)

Where: Baden-Württemberg, Germany (48.6° N, 9.1° E: paleocoordinates 36.1° N, 10.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Exter Formation (Keuper Group), Rhaetian (208.5 - 201.3 Ma)

• bonebed in highest Keuper beds; Rhätsandstein = Exter Fm.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by F. Endlich in 1870

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

Primary reference: F. A. Quenstedt. 1858. Der Jura. H. Laupp'schen, Tübingen 1-842 [L. Villier/L. Villier]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 91635: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 09.10.2009

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Saurischia -
Megalosaurus cloacinus n. sp. Quenstedt 1858 theropod
SMNS 52457
 Ichthyosauria -