Tarnowitz (Triassic of Poland)

Also known as Tarnowskie Góry

Where: Poland (50.4° N, 18.8° E: paleocoordinates 19.3° N, 22.5° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• Upper Muschelkalk Subgroup

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

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 138137: 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
BGR X-06153 (isolated tooth plate)
 Sauropterygia - Cyamodontidae
Cyamodus tarnowitzensis n. sp.1 Gürich 1884 placodont
lost holotype specimen, first reported by Gürich (1884)
 Sauropterygia -
Pistosaurus longaevus2 Meyer 1839 diapsid