Amélie-les-Bains, eastern Pyrenees (Triassic of France)

Where: France (42.5° N, 2.7° E: paleocoordinates 5.9° N, 16.3° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Ladinian (242.0 - 237.0 Ma)

• Middle Triassic (probably Ladinian)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Université Paris VI, Laboratoire de Paléontologie et de Paléoanthropologie collection

Primary reference: O. Rieppel. 1998. The status of the sauropterygian reptile genera Ceresiosaurus, Lariosaurus, and Silvestrosaurus from the Middle Triassic of Europe. Fieldiana: Geology, new series 38:1-46 [R. Benson/R. Benson]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 138129: authorized by Roger Benson, entered by Roger Benson on 05.01.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Sauropterygia - Nothosauridae
Lariosaurus curionii n. sp. Rieppel 1998 diapsid
PVHR 1 (reported as Lariosaurus balsami by Mazin 1985, p. 168, figs. 1-8)