Ochsenbach, Ceratodus quarry, Mutzig Forest (Triassic of Germany)

Where: Baden-Württemberg, Germany (49.0° N, 9.0° E: paleocoordinates 32.0° N, 10.2° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Middle Stubensandstein Member (Löwenstein Formation), Norian (228.0 - 208.5 Ma)

• Middle Stubensandstein = Löwenstein Fm. (Norian).

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial-lacustrine; sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Linck; reposited in the SMNS

Collection methods: quarrying,

Primary reference: O. Linck. 1936. Ein Lebensraum von Ceratodus im Stubensandstein des Strombergs mit Ceratodus rectangularis n. sp. und anderen Arten. Jahreshefte des Vereins für vaterländische Naturkunde in Württemberg 92:45-68 [R. Butler/R. Butler]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 138865: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Richard Butler on 30.01.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Actinopteri
 Semionotiformes - Semionotidae
Semionotus sp. Agassiz 1843
Osteichthyes
 Dipnoi - Ceratodontidae
Ceratodus rectangularis n. sp. Linck 1936 lungfish
Ceratodus parvus Agassiz 1838 lungfish
 Dipnoi - Ptychoceratodontidae
"Ceratodus aff. concinnus" = Ptychoceratodus concinnus
"Ceratodus aff. concinnus" = Ptychoceratodus concinnus Plieninger 1844 lungfish
 Temnospondyli -
Temnospondyli indet. von Zittel 1887 tetrapod
Reptilia
 Archosauria -
Archosauria indet. Cope 1869 archosaur
Carnivorous teeth
 Phytosauria -
Phytosauria indet. Jaeger 1828 archosaur