Rüdersdorf, near Berlin (Buntsandstein) (Triassic of Germany)

Also known as Rudersdorf

Where: Germany (52.5° N, 13.8° E: paleocoordinates 18.8° N, 20.4° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• Upper Buntsandstein (so2, Rot)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

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 138071: authorized by Roger Benson, entered by Roger Benson on 04.01.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Sauropterygia -
Cymatosaurus erytheus n. sp. Huene 1994 diapsid
Holotype snout fragment (BRG 612) and an isolated parietal (BGR 613)