Allersberg, Feuerletten (Triassic of Germany)

Where: Bayern, Germany (49.3° N, 11.2° E: paleocoordinates 32.9° N, 11.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Feuerletten Member (Trossingen Formation), Norian (228.0 - 208.5 Ma)

• Feuerletten (equivalent to the Trossingen Formation), upper Middle Keuper (see Deutsche Stratigraphische Kommission 2005: Cour. Forsch.-Inst. Senckenberg 253:1-296)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; sandy conglomerate

• "sandstone bank" - actually a "quartz conglomerate"

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Schwertschlager in 1898

• JM: Jura Museum, Eichstätt

Primary reference: R. Dehm. 1935. Beobachtungen im oberen Bunten Keuper Mittelfrankens [Observations on the upper Bunter Keuper from middle Franconia]. Zentralblatt für Mineralogie, Geologie und Paläontologie, Abteilung B: Geologie und Paläontologie 1935(4):97-109 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 97832: 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
JM Keu 2001/1, left tibia. Other bones observed in field but not collected