Birnthon (Triassic of Germany)

Where: Bayern, Germany (49.4° N, 11.3° E: paleocoordinates 33.0° 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; breccia

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by E. Stromer von Reichenbach in 1889; reposited in the BSP

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 97827: 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
BSP, partial ischium, specimen destroyed in WW2