Hersbruck (Triassic of Germany)

Where: Bayern, Germany (49.5° N, 11.4° E: paleocoordinates 33.1° N, 11.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• Material collected from the Feuerletten (equivalent to the Trossingen Formation), upper Middle Keuper

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by G├╝mbel; reposited in the BSP

• BGLA: Bayerisches Geologisches Landesamt, Munich

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 97826: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Richard Butler on 31.08.2010

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Saurischia - Plateosauridae
? Plateosauridae indet. Marsh 1895 plateosaurid
Jaw and dental remains, held first in the BGLA and then the BSP, and destroyed in WW2