Britten, level 1 (Permian of Germany)

Where: Saarland, Germany (49.5° N, 6.7° E: paleocoordinates 13.2° N, 21.4° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Buntsandstein (265.0 - 252.3 Ma)

• Middle Buntsandstein sandstones, above the Taunus quartzites and postsaalic sediments

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; sandstone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: trace

Collection methods: The collection might in fact gather several collecting spots (several quarries in the surrounding of Britten)

Primary reference: G. R. Demathieu and E. M. Mueller. 1987. L'ichnofaune de petits reptiles du Buntsandstein Moyen de Britten (Sarre). Bulletin du Service Geologique du Luxembourg 14:3-20 [E. Fara/E. Fara/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 36203: authorized by Emmanuel Fara, entered by Emmanuel Fara on 18.01.2004

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Taxonomic list

• ichnotaxa only
Reptilia
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Reptilia indet. Laurenti 1768 reptile
ichnotaxon Procolophonichnium jaegeri, probably representing a cotylosaure or a therapsid