Solnhofen (AMNH FARB 32768 locality) (Jurassic of Germany)

Where: Bayern, Germany (48.9° N, 11.1° E: paleocoordinates 40.1° N, 19.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Hybonoticeras hybonotum ammonoid zone, Solnhofen Formation, Late/Upper Kimmeridgian (155.7 - 150.8 Ma)

• "Late Jurassic, uppermost Kimmeridgian, Hybonotum zone, Ulmense subzone, Rebouletianum horizon" - Bever and Norell 2017

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lagoonal or restricted shallow subtidal; lithified lime mudstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Collected in 2015; reposited in the AMNH

Primary reference: G. S. Bever and M. A. Norell. 2017. A new rhynchocephalian (Reptilia: Lepidosauria) from the Late Jurassic of Solnhofen (Germany) and the origin of the marine Pleurosauridae. Royal Society Open Science 4:170570 [P. Barrett/T. Cleary]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 189818: authorized by Paul Barrett, entered by Terri Cleary on 15.11.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Rhynchocephalia -
Vadasaurus herzogi n. gen. n. sp.
Vadasaurus herzogi n. gen. n. sp. Bever and Norell 2017 rhynchocephalian
AMNH FARB 32768, nearly complete and largely articulated skeleton