Saint-Nicolas-de-Port (Triassic of France)

Also known as Rossières-aux-Salines, Rosieres-aux-Salines

Where: Lorraine, France (48.6° N, 6.3° E: paleocoordinates 35.5° N, 8.7° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Gres à Avicula contorta Formation, Rhaetian (208.5 - 201.3 Ma)

• Lower Rhaetian? Perhaps equivalent to Knollenmergel (Cuny & Ramboer 1991)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial-lacustrine; pebbly, brown, green, argillaceous sandstone

• "brown sands, green clay and pebbles"

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected in 1851-present

Collection methods: bulk, sieve,

Primary reference: D. Sigogneau-Russell. 1983. Nouveaux taxons de mammifères rhétiens [New taxa of Rhaetian mammals]. Second Symposium on Mesozoic Terrestrial Ecosystems, Jadwisin 1981. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 28(1-2):233-249 [E. Fara/E. Fara/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 36106: authorized by Emmanuel Fara, entered by Emmanuel Fara on 13.01.2004, edited by Matthew Carrano, Roger Benson, Priscilla Vazquez, Emma Dunne, Bethany Allen and Richard Butler

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• incomplete
Chondrichthyes
 Hybodontiformes - Lonchidiidae
Lissodus minimus5 Agassiz 1839 elasmobranch
SNP 1006-7
 Synechodontiformes - Paleospinacidae
Nemacanthus monilifer3 Agassiz 1837 elasmobranch
 Synechodontiformes -
Rhomphaiodon nicolensis n. gen. n. sp.5
Rhomphaiodon nicolensis n. gen. n. sp.5 Duffin 1993 elasmobranch
new species
Actinopteri
 Saurichthyiformes - Saurichthyidae
Saurichthys sp.3 Agassiz 1843
 Neopterygii -
Osteichthyes
 Dipnoi - Ceratodontidae
Ceratodus kaupi5 Agassiz 1838 lungfish
 Dipnoi - Ptychoceratodontidae
Ptychoceratodus phillipsi3 Agassiz 1838 lungfish
 Temnospondyli -
 Temnospondyli - Plagiosauridae
cf. Plagiosaurus sp.10 Jaekel 1914 tetrapod
 Temnospondyli - Metoposauridae
Metoposaurus cf. diagnosticus3 Meyer 1842 tetrapod
Reptilia
 Procolophonia -
? Procolophonoidea indet.3 Romer 1956 parareptile
 Eosuchia -
Archosauriformes "indet. 2"7 Gauthier 1986 archosauromorph
Archosauriformes "indet. 3"7 Gauthier 1986 archosauromorph
Archosauriformes "indet. 4"7 Gauthier 1986 archosauromorph
Archosauriformes "indet. 5"7 Gauthier 1986 archosauromorph
Archosauriformes "indet. 6"7 Gauthier 1986 archosauromorph
Archosauriformes "indet. 7"7 Gauthier 1986 archosauromorph
Archosauriformes "indet. 8"7 Gauthier 1986 archosauromorph
Archosauriformes "indet. 9"7 Gauthier 1986 archosauromorph
Archosauriformes "indet. 10"7 Gauthier 1986 archosauromorph
Archosauriformes "indet. 11"7 Gauthier 1986 archosauromorph
Archosauriformes "indet. 12"7 Gauthier 1986 archosauromorph
Archosauriformes "indet. 13"7 Gauthier 1986 archosauromorph
Archosauriformes indet.2 Gauthier 1986 archosauromorph
IRSNB R202
Archosauriformes indet.2 Gauthier 1986 archosauromorph
IRSNB R185
Archosauriformes indet.2 Gauthier 1986 archosauromorph
IRSNB R186, 28114/2
Archosauriformes "indet. 1"7 Gauthier 1986 archosauromorph
 Saurischia - Plateosauridae
Plateosaurus sp.1 Meyer 1837 plateosaurid
IRSNB R184, 28114/94, /97, /170-174, /619, /643, /746
 Pterosauria - Campylognathoididae
Eudimorphodon sp.7 Zambelli 1973 pterosaur
IRSNB R182, R183, 28114/102, 28114/165, 28114/166, 28114/605, 28114/632, 28114/711, teeth
 Phytosauria - Parasuchidae
"Phytosauridae "indet. 2"" = Mystriosuchinae7, "Phytosauridae "indet. 1"" = Mystriosuchinae7
"Phytosauridae "indet. 2"" = Mystriosuchinae7 von Huene 1915 archosaur
"Phytosauridae "indet. 1"" = Mystriosuchinae7 von Huene 1915 archosaur
 Eosuchia -
Graoullyodon hacheti n. gen. n. sp.7
Graoullyodon hacheti n. gen. n. sp.7 Godefroit and Cuny 1997 archosauromorph
Osteichthyes
 Therapsida -
Gaumia longiradicata6 Hahn et al. 1987 therapsid
12 specimens in IRSNB and MNHP
Hahnia obliqua n. gen. n. sp.6 Godefroit and Battail 1997 therapsid
IRSNB R164, left upper postcanine (holotype); 4 other specimens
 Therapsida - Therioherpetidae
Meurthodon gallicus n. gen. n. sp.12
Meurthodon gallicus n. gen. n. sp.12 Sigogneau-Russell and Hahn 1994 therapsid
MNHN SNP-1-W
 Therapsida - Chiniquodontidae
Lepagia gaumensis6 Hahn et al. 1987 therapsid
IRSNB R167 , IRSNB 28 1 14/051 , ? IRSNB 28114/104
 Therapsida - Haramiyidae
Haramiyidae indet. Simpson 1940 mammaliaform
tooth
 Therapsida -
Theroteinus nikolai n. gen. n. sp.11
Theroteinus nikolai n. gen. n. sp.11 Sigogneau-Russell et al. 1986 mammaliaform
Mammalia
 Morganucodonta - Morganucodontidae
Brachyzostrodon "sp. 1"9 Sigogneau-Russell 1983 mammal
RAS 717, SNP 5Ph, 29
Brachyzostrodon "sp. 2"9 Sigogneau-Russell 1983 mammal
RAS FW45
Brachyzostrodon maior n. sp.9 Hahn et al. 1991 mammal
RAS 1020W
Brachyzostrodon coupatezi n. gen. n. sp. Sigogneau-Russell 1983 mammal
SNP 100, 171, 225, 500, 737; RAS 78G, 785, 875.
 Symmetrodonta - Woutersiidae
Woutersia mirabilis n. sp.13 Sigogneau-Russell 1983 symmetrodont
SNP 101, holotype left lower molar;SNP 52W, right upper molar; SNP 74 W, partial right upper mola
Woutersia butleri n. sp.13 Sigogneau-Russell and Hahn 1995 symmetrodont
SNP 517, holotype right lower molar; lower teeth: SNP 119, left molar. Upper teeth: SNP 88; SNP 82; SNP 720; all from the right side.
  - Kuehneotheriidae
Fluctuodon necmergor n. gen. n. sp.4
Fluctuodon necmergor n. gen. n. sp.4 Debuysschere 2017 mammal
 Holotheria -
Kuehneotherium praecursoris8 Kermack et al. 1968 mammal
Kuehneotherium stanislavi n. sp.4 Debuysschere 2017 mammal
  -
Tricuspes tapeinodon n. sp.6 Godefroit and Battail 1997 mammal
IRSNB R161, upper right molariform (holotype); 10 other specimens
Tricuspes tuebingensis6 Huene 1933 mammal
IRSNB R158, upper molariform
Tricuspes sigogneauae8 Hahn 1994 mammal
 Allotheria -
Thomasia sp.8 Poche 1908 mammal
Thomasia antiqua8 Plieninger 1847 mammal
Thomasia moorei8 Owen 1871 mammal
? Multituberculata indet. Cope 1884 multituberculate
tooth
Osteichthyes
 Therapsida - Dromatheriidae
Pseudotriconodon wildi6 Hahn et al. 1984 therapsid
Around 30 specimens, in IRSNB and MNHP
 Therapsida - Traversodontidae
? Rosieria sp.6 Godefroit and Battail 1997 therapsid
IRSNB R174, left upper postcanine
Rosieria delsatei n. gen. n. sp.6 Godefroit and Battail 1997 therapsid
IRSNB R173, left upper postcanine
? Microscalenodon sp.6 Hahn et al. 1988 therapsid
IRSNB R175, left upper postcanine
Maubeugia lotharingica n. gen. n. sp.6 Godefroit and Battail 1997 therapsid
IRSNB R172, left upper postcanine