Altdorf (Jurassic of Germany)

Where: Albvorland, Germany (49.4° N, 11.4° E: paleocoordinates 38.9° N, 17.4° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Early/Lower Jurassic (201.3 - 174.1 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected in <1832

Primary reference: F. -J. Pictet. 1853. Traité de Paléontologie ou Histoire Naturelle des Animaux Fossiles Considérés dans Leurs Rapports Zoologiques et Géologiques [Treatise of Paleontology or the Natural History of Fossil Animals Considered in their Zoological and Geological Relationships] 1:xiv-584 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 132861: authorized by Roger Benson, entered by Roger Benson on 29.08.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Loricata -
Mystriosaurus laurillardi n. sp. Kaup 1837 marine crocodile
Skull fragment: Hessisches Landesmuseum Darmstadt, Inv. V946-948first reported by Kaup 1834