Hinterer Steinberg (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 Member (Trossingen Formation), Norian (228.0 - 208.5 Ma)

• Material probably collected from the "Plateosaurus-Konglomerat", part of the Feuerletten (equivalent to the Trossingen Formation), upper Middle Keuper, although listed (probably in error) by von Huene as from the "Semionotus-Sandstein" (=Burgsandstein = Löwenstein Formation) (see Moser 2003).

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; black conglomerate

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by L. Wunder, Heller in 1800s, 1922

• NHGN: Naturhistorisches Gesellschaft Nürnberg

•UEN: Institut für Paläontologie der Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Erlangen

Primary reference: F. v. Huene. 1908. Die Dinosaurier der Europäischen Triasformation mit berücksichtigung der Ausseuropäischen vorkommnisse [The dinosaurs of the European Triassic formations with consideration of occurrences outside Europe]. Geologische und Palaeontologische Abhandlungen Suppl. 1(1):1-419 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 97819: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Richard Butler on 31.08.2010

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Taxonomic list

 Saurischia - Plateosauridae
Plateosauridae indet. Marsh 1895 plateosaurid
NHGN postcranial material (vertebrae, tibia, partial fibula), all destroyed during WW2; UEN, bone fragment in two pieces