R├Âthenbach (Triassic of Germany)

Where: Bayern, Germany (49.5° N, 11.3° E: paleocoordinates 33.1° N, 11.5° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Feuerletten Formation (Keuper Group), Norian (228.0 - 208.5 Ma)

• The "Feuerletten" of Bavaria is from the upper Middle Keuper and is equivalent to the Trossingen Formation of late Norian age (see Deutsche Stratigraphische Kommission 2005: Cour. Forsch.-Inst. Senckenberg 253:1-296).

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Meissner

• NHGN: Naturhistorisches Gesellschaft N├╝rnberg

Primary reference: M. Moser. 2003. Plateosaurus engelhardti Meyer, 1837 (Dinosauria: Sauropodomorpha) aus dem Feuerletten (Mittelkeuper; Obertrias) von Bayern. Zitteliana B 24:1-188 [R. Butler/R. Butler/R. Butler]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 97818: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Richard Butler on 31.08.2010

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Taxonomic list

 Saurischia - Plateosauridae
Plateosaurus sp. Meyer 1837 plateosaurid
NHGN 5766, 5757, proximal and distal ends of right femur (destroyed in WW2)