Bayreuth tracksite (Triassic of Germany)

Also known as Kamerun

Where: Bayern, Germany (49.9° N, 11.6° E: paleocoordinates 22.7° N, 16.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Benkersandstein Formation (Keuper Group), Carnian (237.0 - 228.0 Ma)

• "deepest upper layers"

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: cast, trace

Collected by K. Rehnelt

Collection methods: surface (float),

Primary reference: K. Rehnelt. 1950. Beitrag über Fährtenspuren im unteren Gipskeuper von Bayreuth [Contribution on the trackways from the lower Gipskeuper of Bayreuth]. Naturwissenschaftliche Gesellschaft Bayreuth, Abhandlungen 1950:27-36 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 139731: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 16.02.2013

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Pseudosuchia - Chirotheriidae
"Dinosaurichnium postchirotherioides n. gen. n. sp." = Chirotherium storetonense
"Dinosaurichnium postchirotherioides n. gen. n. sp." = Chirotherium storetonense Morton 1863 archosaur