Bindlach, near Bayreuth (M. Wild collection) (Triassic of Germany)

Where: Germany (50.0° N, 11.6° E: paleocoordinates 16.0° N, 20.2° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Hauptmuschelkalk Formation (Muschelkalk Group), Anisian (247.2 - 242.0 Ma)

• Hauptmuschelkalk, late Anisian

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by M. Wild; reposited in the SMNS

Primary reference: O. Rieppel. 1995. The genus Placodus: systematics, morphology, paleobiogeography, and paleobiology. Fieldiana: Geology, new series 31:1-44 [R. Benson/R. Benson]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 138136: authorized by Roger Benson, entered by Roger Benson on 05.01.2013, edited by Bethany Allen

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Taxonomic list

 Sauropterygia - Placodontidae
Placodus gigas Agassiz 1833 placodont
smns coll. M. Wild #81 (vertebra); smns uncatalogued, coll. M. Wild #1789 (femur)
 Sauropterygia -
Pistosaurus longaevus Meyer 1839 diapsid
SMF R.2011, humerus