Olgahain bonebed, Bebenhausen: Rhaetian, Germany
collected by E. von Huene 1931

List of taxa
Where & when
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
"Gresslyosaurus" sp. Rütimeyer 1856
Huene 1933
nomen dubium belonging to Prosauropoda
Phytosauria indet. (Jaeger 1828)
Huene 1933 3 specimens
Termatosaurus sp. Plieninger 1844
Huene 1933
Reptilia - Plesiosauria
"Plesiosaurus" sp. de la Beche and Conybeare 1821
Huene 1933
Reptilia - Ichthyosauridae
"Ichthyosaurus" sp. Koenig 1818
Huene 1933
Testudinata indet. (Oppel 1811)
Benton and Wild 1994 1 specimen
Plastron fragment
Cynodontia indet. (Owen 1861)
Huene 1933
Oligokyphus triserialis n. gen., n. sp. Hennig 1922
1 specimen
Oligokyphus biserialis n. sp. Hennig 1922
1 specimen
Microcleptidae indet. Simpson 1928
Huene 1940 1 specimen
synonym of Haramiyidae
? Thomasia sp. Poche 1908
Clemens 1980 1 specimen
GPIT 1541/1
Thomasia antiqua (Plieninger 1847)
Hahn 1973 2 specimens
GPIT 1430/1, 1561/1, teeth
Thomasia informal sp. 2 Poche 1908
Hahn 1973 1 specimen
GPIT 1430/2 tooth
    = Thomasia antiqua Plieninger 1847
Butler and Macintyre 1994
? Ictidosauria indet. (Broom 1929)
Huene 1933
Tricuspes cf. tuebingensis Huene 1933
Clemens and Martin 2014
Dipnoi - Ceratodontidae
Ceratodus sp. Agassiz 1838
Huene 1933
Saurichthyiformes - Saurichthyidae
Saurichthys sp. Agassiz 1834
Huene 1933
Selachii indet. ()
Huene 1933
Chondrichthyes - Hybodontiformes - Acrodontidae
Acrodus sp. Agassiz 1834
Huene 1933
Strophodus sp. Agassiz 1838
Huene 1933
Chondrichthyes - Hybodontiformes - Hybodontidae
Hybodus sp. Agassiz 1834
Huene 1933
Chondrichthyes - Hybodontiformes - Polyacrodontidae
Polyacrodus sp. Jaekel 1889
Huene 1933
Bivalvia - Nuculanida - Nuculanidae
Leda deffneri Oppel 1856
Huene 1933
Bivalvia - Mytilida - Mytilidae
Modiola minima Sowerby 1818
Huene 1933
recombined as Modiolus minimus
see common names

Country:Germany State/province:Baden-Württemberg County:Tübingen
Coordinates: 48.6° North, 9.1° East (view map)
Paleocoordinates:36.1° North, 10.8° East
Basis of coordinate:based on nearby landmark
Altitude:360 meters
Geographic resolution:small collection
Period:Triassic Epoch:Late/Upper Triassic
Stage:Rhaetian 10 m.y. bin:Triassic 4
Key time interval:Rhaetian
Age range of interval:208.50000 - 201.40000 m.y. ago
Geological group:Keuper Formation:Exter
Stratigraphic resolution:group of beds
Stratigraphy comments: "Rhätsandstein" = Exter Formation
Lithology and environment
Primary lithology:fine,white sandstone
Includes fossils?Y
Environment:deltaic indet.
Modes of preservation:body
Degree of concentration:-bonebed
Size of fossils:mesofossils,microfossils
Temporal resolution:time-averaged
Collection methods and comments
Collection methods:bulk,field collection,survey of museum collection
Reason for describing collection:taxonomic analysis
Collectors:E. von Huene Collection dates:1931
Collection method comments: GPIT: Paläontologische Sammlung der Universität Tübingen
Database number:131422
Authorizer:R. Benson, M. Carrano, R. Butler Enterer:R. Benson, M. Carrano, R. Butler
Modifier:M. Carrano Research group:vertebrate
Created:2012-07-24 20:52:03 Last modified:2019-12-12 15:01:49
Access level:the public Released:2012-07-24 20:52:03
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

44574. E. Hennig. 1922. Die Säugerzähne des württembergischen Rhät-Lias-Bonebeds. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Geologie und Paläontologie 46:181-267 [R. Butler/R. Butler]

Secondary references:

44535 M. J. Benton and R. Wild. 1994. Localities in Baden-Württemberg that have yielded Late Triassic terrestrial tetrapod remains. Paleontologia Lombarda, Nuova Serie 2:35-38 [R. Butler/R. Butler/R. Butler]
42322 P. M. Butler and G. T. Macintyre. 1994. Review of the British Haramiyidae (? Mammalia, Allotheria), their molar occlusion and relationships. Philosophical Transactions: Biological Sciences 345(1314):433-458 [R. Benson/R. Benson/R. Butler]
13645ETE W. A. Clemens. 1980. Rhaeto-Liassic mammals from Switzerland and West Germany. Zitteliana 5:51-92 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]
66149 W. A. Clemens and T. Martin. 2014. Review of the non-tritylodontid synapsids from bone beds in the Rhaetic Sandstone, southern Germany. Palaeontologische Zeitschrift 88:461-479 [R. Butler/R. Butler]
39393 G. Hahn. 1973. Neue Zahne von Haramiyiden aus der Deutschen Ober-Trias und ihre Beziehungen zu den Multituberculaten. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 142(1-3):1-15 [R. Benson/R. Benson/R. Benson]
29871 F. v. Huene. 1933. Zur Kenntnis der Württemburgischen Rhätbonebeds mit Zahnfunden neuer Säuger und säugerzähnlicher Reptilien. Jahreshefte des Vereins für vaterländische Naturkunde in Württemburg 1933:65-128 [R. Butler/R. Butler/R. Butler]
71227 F. v. Huene. 1940. Fossilium Catalogus. I: Animalia. Pars 93: Mammalia Triadica 1-13 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]