Rüdersdorf, near Berlin (Schaumkalk) (Triassic of Germany)

Also known as Rudersdorf

Where: Germany (52.5° N, 13.8° E: paleocoordinates 18.8° N, 20.4° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Schaumkalkbänke Member (Jena Formation), Anisian (247.2 - 242.0 Ma)

• Schaumkalk (mu2), Lower Muschelkalk Subgroup

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

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 138116: authorized by Roger Benson, entered by Roger Benson on 05.01.2013, edited by Bethany Allen

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Sauropterygia - Placodontidae
"Omphalosaurus peyeri n. sp." = Placodus gigas
"Omphalosaurus peyeri n. sp." = Placodus gigas Agassiz 1833 placodont
GSUB Vl427, incomplete left maxilla
 Sauropterygia - Nothosauridae
"Nothosaurus schroederi n. sp." = Nothosaurus marchicus, "Nothosaurus crassus n. sp." = Nothosaurus marchicus
"Nothosaurus schroederi n. sp." = Nothosaurus marchicus Koken 1893 diapsid
BGR 611 (holotype); BGR uncatalogued (skull fragment)
"Nothosaurus crassus n. sp." = Nothosaurus marchicus Koken 1893 diapsid
MB R.3.1-3 (holotype)