Rockenbrunn (Triassic of Germany)

Also known as Rockenbronn

Where: Bayern, Germany (49.5° N, 11.3° E: paleocoordinates 33.1° N, 11.6° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Feuerletten Formation (Keuper Group), 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; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: NHGN: Naturhistorisches Gesellschaft Nürnberg

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 97820: 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 5768, distal left humerus. NHGN 5756, broken bone, both destroyed in WW2
 Phytosauria - Parasuchidae
"? Phytosauridae indet." = Mystriosuchinae
"? Phytosauridae indet." = Mystriosuchinae von Huene 1915 archosaur
NHGN 5773, osteoderms, destroyed in WW2