Hegnabrunn near Kulmbach [nodosus biozone; R. Wild collection] (Triassic of Germany)

Where: Bavaria, Germany (50.1° N, 11.6° E: paleocoordinates 16.8° N, 18.4° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• upper Muschelkalk [nodosus biozone], Hegnabrunn

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by M. Wild; reposited in the SMNS

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 138105: authorized by Roger Benson, entered by Roger Benson on 04.01.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Sauropterygia - Nothosauridae
Nothosaurus giganteus M√ľnster 1834 diapsid
smns, uncatalogued, coll. M. Wild nos. 993, 1583, 1667, and 1770 (vertebrae)