Kellerberg Quarry (Triassic of Austria)

Also known as Stadelbachgraben

Where: Karnten, Austria (46.7° N, 13.7° E: paleocoordinates 7.5° N, 23.3° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Partnach Formation, Longobardian (242.0 - 235.0 Ma)

• "According to Zapfe and K├Ânig (1980), the greater part of the Kellerberg-Quarry is located in the upper unit of the Partnach-Plattenkalk, which to them represents the late Ladinian."

Environment/lithology: marine; limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: O. Rieppel. 1993. Status of the Pachypleurosauroid Psilotrachelosaurus toeplitschi Nopcsa (Reptilia, Sauropterygia), from the Middle Triassic of Austria. Fieldiana: Geology, new series 1-17 [A. Dunhill/B. Allen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 195572: authorized by Alex Dunhill, entered by Bethany Allen on 13.08.2018

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• Psilotrachelosaurus toeplitschi is from an unknown locality in the very near vicinity, and is preserved in a similar lithology to the Lariosaurus specimens, making them likely to be stratigraphically comparable (Rieppel, 1993)
Reptilia
 Sauropterygia - Lariosauridae
"Psilotrachelosaurus toeplitschi n. gen. n. sp." = Neusticosaurus toeplitschi
"Psilotrachelosaurus toeplitschi n. gen. n. sp." = Neusticosaurus toeplitschi Nopcsa 1928 nothosaur
Nr. 201, partial skeleton
 Sauropterygia - Nothosauridae
Lariosaurus cf. balsami Curioni 1841 diapsid