Murrhardt-Mettelberg, Schlipf & Söhne quarry (Triassic of Germany)

Where: Baden-Württemberg, Germany (48.9° N, 9.6° E: paleocoordinates 32.1° N, 10.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• Lower Stubensandstein

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial-lacustrine; sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: CSMM: Carl Schweizer-Museum Murrhardt

Primary reference: H.-V. Karl and G. Tichy. 2000. Murrhardtia staeschei n. gen. n. sp. – eine neue Schildkröte aus der Oberen Trias von Süddeutschland. Joannea - Geologie und Paläontologie 2:57-72 [R. Butler/R. Butler]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 138872: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Richard Butler on 30.01.2013

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Testudinata -
"Murrhardtia staeschei n. gen. n. sp." = Proterochersis robusta
"Murrhardtia staeschei n. gen. n. sp." = Proterochersis robusta Fraas 1913 turtle
CSMM o. Nr., shell