Heimarshausen near Naumburg (Triassic of Germany)

Where: Hessen, Germany (51.2° N, 9.2° E: paleocoordinates 16.1° N, 19.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Hardegsen Sandstone Formation (Middle Buntsandstein Group), Spathian (251.3 - 247.2 Ma)

• Top of Hardegsen Sandstone (S6)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial; sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: NMK-S, Naturhistorisches Museum, Kassel

Primary reference: R. R. Schoch, M. Fastnacht, J. Fichter and T. Keller. 2007. Anatomy and relationships of the Triassic temnospondyl Sclerothorax. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 52(1):117-136 [R. Butler/R. Butler]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 134164: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Richard Butler on 03.10.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Temnospondyli - Sclerothoracidae
Sclerothorax hypselonotus Huene 1932 tetrapod
NMK-S 117, posterior half of skull. NMK-S 118a, partial skull. NML-S 118b, small skull