Knollenmergel

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Knollenmergel
Stratigraphic range: Upper Triassic
Type Geological formation

The Knollenmergel is a geological formation in Germany and Switzerland. It dates back to the late Norian.[1]

Vertebrate fauna[edit]

Dinosaurs[edit]

Color key
Taxon Reclassified taxon Taxon falsely reported as present Dubious taxon or junior synonym Ichnotaxon Ootaxon Morphotaxon
Notes
Uncertain or tentative taxa are in small text; crossed out taxa are discredited.
Dinosaurs reported from the Knollenmergel Formation
Genus Species Location Stratigraphic position Material Notes Images

Gresslyosaurus[2]

G. ingens

"Incomplete sacrum, caudals, metacarpal, partial hindlimb."[3]

G. torgeri[2]

"Postcranial skeleton."[3]

Indeterminate prosauropod remains.[2] A referred skull was once known but has since been lost.[3]

Halticosaurus[4]

H. liliensterni[5]

H. longotarsus[6]

Indeterminate ceratosaur remains.[6]

Liliensternus[5]

L. liliensterni[5]

Two partial skeletons of subadults.[7]

"(=Halticosaurus liliensterni)"[5]

Pachysaurus

P. ajax

"Partial skeleton."[3]

P. magnus

"Fragmentary skeleton."[3]

P. wetzelianus

"Fragmentary skeletons."[3]

Palaeosaurus[8]

P. diagnosticus[8]

Actually Plateosaurus longiceps remains.[6]

Plateosaurus[9]

P. erlenbergiensis

"Partial skull and skeleton."[10]

P. longiceps[9]

Includes "cf. Palaeosaurus ?diagnosticus."[6]

P. plieningeri

"Partial skeleton."[10]

P. quenstedti

"Partial skeleton."[10]

Ruehleia[5]

R. bedheimensis[5]

"Nearly complete skeleton, [two] incomplete skeletons, juvenile to adult."[12]

See also[edit]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Weishampel, David B; et al. (2004). "Dinosaur distribution (Late Triassic, Europe)." In: Weishampel, David B.; Dodson, Peter; and Osmólska, Halszka (eds.): The Dinosauria, 2nd, Berkeley: University of California Press. Pp. 521–525. ISBN 0-520-24209-2.
  2. ^ a b c d "18.1 Kanton Baselland, Switzerland; 1. Knollenmergel," in Weishampel, et al. (2004). Page 524.
  3. ^ a b c d e f "Table 12.1," in Weishampel, et al. (2004). Page 236.
  4. ^ "17.4 Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany; 1. Knollenmergel" and "17.5 Thuringen, Germany; 1. Knollenmergel," in Weishampel, et al. (2004). Page 524.
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i "17.5 Thuringen, Germany; 1. Knollenmergel," in Weishampel, et al. (2004). Page 524.
  6. ^ a b c d e f g "17.4 Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany; 1. Knollenmergel," in Weishampel, et al. (2004). Page 524.
  7. ^ "Table 3.1," in Weishampel, et al. (2004). Page 48.
  8. ^ a b Listed as "cf. Palaeosaurus ?diagnosticus" in "17.4 Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany; 1. Knollenmergel," in Weishampel, et al. (2004). Page 524.
  9. ^ a b "17.1 Biedersachsen, Germany; 1. Knollenmergel" and "17.4 Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany; 1. Knollenmergel," in Weishampel, et al. (2004). Page 524.
  10. ^ a b c "Table 12.1," in Weishampel, et al. (2004). Page 237.
  11. ^ "17.1 Biedersachsen, Germany; 1. Knollenmergel," in Weishampel, et al. (2004). Page 524.
  12. ^ "Table 12.1," in Weishampel, et al. (2004). Page 235.

References[edit]

  • Weishampel, David B.; Dodson, Peter; and Osmólska, Halszka (eds.): The Dinosauria, 2nd, Berkeley: University of California Press. 861 pp. ISBN 0-520-24209-2.