Neumühle quarry (Triassic of Germany)

Where: Vienna, Germany (48.2° N, 16.1° E: paleocoordinates 30.1° N, 19.5° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Cochloceras suessi ammonoid zone, Kössener Schichten Formation, Rhaetian (208.5 - 201.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified shale

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: H. Zapfe. 1976. Ein großer Ichthyosaurier aus den Kössener Schichten der Nordalpen. Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien 80:239-250 [V. Fischer/V. Fischer]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 189823: authorized by Valentin Fischer, entered by Valentin Fischer on 17.11.2017

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Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Hybodontiformes - Hybodontidae
Hybodus cf. cloacinus Quenstedt 1858 elasmobranch
 Hybodontiformes - Acrodontidae
Acrodus sp. Agassiz 1838 elasmobranch
Acrodus lateralis Agassiz 1839 elasmobranch
 Hybodontiformes -
"Acrodus minimus" = Lissodus minimus
"Acrodus minimus" = Lissodus minimus Agassiz 1839 elasmobranch
 Synechodontiformes -
"Hybodus minor" = Rhomphaiodon minor
"Hybodus minor" = Rhomphaiodon minor Agassiz 1837 elasmobranch
Actinopteri
 Saurichthyiformes - Saurichthyidae
"Birgeria acuminata" = Saurichthys acuminatus
"Birgeria acuminata" = Saurichthys acuminatus Agassiz 1844
 Palaeonisciformes - Birgeriidae
Birgeria sp. Stensiö 1919
 Semionotiformes - Semionotidae
Reptilia
 Sauropterygia -
"Psephoderma alpinum" = Psephoderma alpinum, "Placochelys stoppanii" = Psephoderma alpinum, Placochelys sp.
"Psephoderma alpinum" = Psephoderma alpinum Meyer 1858 placodont
"Placochelys stoppanii" = Psephoderma alpinum Meyer 1858 placodont
Placochelys sp. Jaekel 1902 placodont
 Ichthyosauria -
"Leptopterygius sp." = Leptonectes
"Leptopterygius sp." = Leptonectes McGowan 1996 ichthyosaur
A single gigantic centrum