Quarry Schmidt, Hegnabrunn near Kulmbach [enodis-laevigatus biozones] (Triassic to of Germany)

Where: Bayern (Bavaria), Germany (50.1° N, 11.6° E: paleocoordinates 17.6° N, 18.1° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: enodis-laevigatus zone, Muschelkalk Group, Fassanian to Fassanian (242.0 - 235.0 Ma)

• "The profile opens approximately l6 meters of Upper Muschelkalk from deep spinosus-up to high nodosus-zone. The fossil was discovered after a spraying in a Schillkalkbank in the middle area enodis/laevigatus-zone. Therefore, it has a

•chronostratigraphic age of Lower Ladinian (Fassanian/Longobardian)."

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; nodular, shelly/skeletal limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: concretion

Collected by M. Wild in 1969; reposited in the SMNS

Collection methods: mechanical,

Primary reference: H.-V. Karl. 2005. The homology of supramarginals in turtles (Reptilia: Chelonii). Studia Geologica Salmanticensia 41:63-75 [R. Butler/R. Butler]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 138884: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Richard Butler on 30.01.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Sauropterygia -
Priscochelys hegnabrunnensis n. gen. n. sp. Karl 2005 placodont
SMNS 80141