Krabachmasse, Trittwangkopf, NNW Stuttgarter Hütte, Lechtaler Alpen (Triassic of Austria)

Where: Arlberg, Austria (47.2° N, 10.2° E: paleocoordinates 7.4° N, 23.2° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Anisian (247.2 - 242.0 Ma)

• Lowermost lower Anisian (6 m above the base)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

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 138070: authorized by Roger Benson, entered by Roger Benson on 04.01.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Sauropterygia -
Cymatosaurus multidentatus n. sp. Huene 1958 diapsid
Holotype incomplete lower jaw (Mbg 4791); plus Mbg 4792 (isolated tooth [Huene, 1958, Fig. 2], fragmentary vertebra); Mbg 4793 (isolated tooth [Huene, 1958, Fig. 3]. ?metatarsal [Huene, 1958, Fig. 6]); Mbg 4794 (vertebral centrum [Huene, 1958, Fig. 24); Mbg 4795 (fragmentary vertebral centrum [Huene, 1958, Fig. 5]);