Bodenm├╝hle, Rotmaintal (Triassic of Germany)

Also known as Bayreuth, Bodenmuhle

Where: Germany (49.9° N, 11.6° E: paleocoordinates 33.2° N, 11.5° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Triassic (237.0 - 201.3 Ma)

• Middle Keuper (associated with Estheria [now Palaeoestheria: Warth, 1969] laxitexta: A. Grossmann, in lis. 10.6.1920)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the SMF

Collection methods: mechanical

Primary reference: O. Rieppel and R. Wild. 1996. A revision of the genus Nothosaurus (Reptilia: Sauropterygia) from the Germanic Triassic, with comments on the status of Conchiosaurus clavatus. Fieldiana: Geology, new series 34:1-82 [R. Benson/R. Benson]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 138095: authorized by Roger Benson, entered by Roger Benson on 04.01.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Sauropterygia - Nothosauridae
Nothosaurus edingerae n. sp. Schultze 1970 diapsid
SMF R-4035 (holotype skull), first reported by Edinger (1922, p. 37, fig. 1) as Nothosaurus sp.