Oschenberg, near Laineck (Triassic of Germany)

Also known as Lainecker Berg, Bayreuth

Where: Germany (50.0° N, 11.6° E: paleocoordinates 16.7° N, 18.5° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• Upper Muschelkalk Subgroup (mo1)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

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 138096: authorized by Roger Benson, entered by Roger Benson on 04.01.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Sauropterygia - Nothosauridae
Nothosaurus giganteus n. sp. Münster 1834 diapsid
Holotype skull fragments (BT uncatalogued); patatype posterior mandible (BT uncatalogued)
Nothosaurus mirabilis n. sp. Münster 1834 diapsid
BT uncatalogued specimens: holotype partial postcranial skeleton (Meyer 1847, plate 23), and paratypes