Jenzig, near Jena (Triassic of Germany)

Also known as Hufeisen-Jenzig, Berg-Jenzig

Where: Germany (50.9° N, 11.6° E: paleocoordinates 16.9° N, 19.8° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Röt Formation (Buntsandstein Group), Bithynian (247.2 - 242.0 Ma)

• uppermost Buntsandstein [Coelestinschichten, uppermost Rot]

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the SMNS

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical

Primary reference: O. Rieppel. 1997. Revision of the sauropterygian reptile genus Cymatosaurus v. Fritsch, 1894, and the relationships of Germanosaurus Nopcsa, 1928, from the Middle Triassic of Europe. Fieldiana: Geology, new series 36:1-36 [R. Benson/R. Benson]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 138069: authorized by Roger Benson, entered by Roger Benson on 04.01.2013, edited by Bethany Allen

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Sauropterygia -
Cymatosaurus erikae n. sp. Maisch 2014 diapsid
SMNS 10977, partial skull