Bamberg, middle Franconia (Triassic of Germany)

Where: Bayern, Germany (49.9° N, 10.9° E: paleocoordinates 22.4° N, 15.5° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

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

• Dates to the Teutonic Triassic; Benker sandstone, equivalent to the Ranfacies of the upper Gipskeupers in Upper Franconia. early Carnian age

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: trace

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

• Collection is two sets of fossil footprints

Primary reference: K. Rehnelt. 1959. Neue Reptilienfährten-Funde aus der germanischen Trias [New reptile footprint discoveries in the German Trias]. Jahrbuch des Staatlichen Museum für Mineralogie und Geologie zu Dresden 1959:97-103 [J. Hunter/M. Hall/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 34535: authorized by John Hunter, entered by Meg Hall on 07.09.2003

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Saurischia - Anchisauripodidae
Coelurosaurichnus "n. sp." Huene 1941 theropod
"n. sp." footprint called "Track Type A" presumed to be a new species
Coelurosaurichnus kronbergi n. sp. theropod
footprint found in Plate III, directly underneath Coelurosaurichnus sp. described above