Hinterstein near Hindelang im Allgäu (Triassic of Germany)

Where: Bayern, Germany (47.5° N, 10.4° E: paleocoordinates 31.7° N, 15.4° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Koessen Formation, Rhaetian (208.5 - 201.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the BSP

Primary reference: O. Rieppel. 2001. The cranial anatomy of Placochelys placodonta Jaekel, 1902, and a review of the Cyamodontoidea (Reptilia, Placodonta). Fieldiana: Geology, new series 45:1-104 [R. Benson/R. Benson]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 138253: authorized by Roger Benson, entered by Roger Benson on 08.01.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Sauropterygia -
Macroplacus raeticus n. gen. n. sp.
Macroplacus raeticus n. gen. n. sp. Schubert and Klempnauer 1975 placodont
holotype partial skull BSP 1967 I 324