Hegnabrunn near Kulmbach [spinosus 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: spinosus zone, Muschelkalk Group, Ladinian (242.0 - 237.0 Ma)

• upper Muschelkalk [spinosus 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 138106: authorized by Roger Benson, entered by Roger Benson on 04.01.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Sauropterygia - Nothosauridae
Nothosaurus giganteus Münster 1834 diapsid
SMNS uncatalogued, coll. M. Wild nos. 733, 826, 907, 2060, 2062, 2091, and 2176 (vertebrae); smns, uncatalogued, coll. M. Wild no. 1797 (humerus)
Nothosaurus mirabilis Münster 1834 diapsid
SMNS 59074 (skull)