RĂ¼blingen, near Kupferzell (Triassic of Germany)

Where: Germany (49.2° N, 9.7° E: paleocoordinates 15.5° N, 17.7° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Muschelkalk Group, Ladinian (242.0 - 237.0 Ma)

• Upper Muschelkalk Subgroup (mo3, Discoceratitenschichten), middle Ladinian

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the SMNS

Collection methods: mechanical, acetic,

Primary reference: O. Rieppel. 1994. The braincases of Simosaurus and Nothosaurus: monophyly of the Nothosauridae (Reptilia: Sauropterygia). Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 14(1):9-23 [R. Benson/R. Benson]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 138086: authorized by Roger Benson, entered by Roger Benson on 04.01.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Sauropterygia - Simosauridae
Simosaurus gaillardoti Meyer and Plieninger 1842 diapsid
SMNS 50715