Genus: Macrocnemus NOPCSA, 1930
Etymology:
= Macrochemus NOPCSA, 1931 (sic)

Species: bassanii NOPCSA, 1930
Etymology:

Holotype: Museo civico di storia naturale.

Locality: Besano near Porto Cepesio, Varesse Province, Italy.

Horizon: Besano Formation.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Middle Triassic.

Material: Skull missing the posterior half, cervical, dorsal and caudal vertebrae, ribs, humeri, femora, radii, ulnae, dorsal and abdominal ribs. Poorly preserved specimen that was destroyed during WWII.

Referred material:

KUHN-SCHNYDER

Locality: Mont San Giorgio, Tessin Canton, Switzerland.

Horizon:

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Early Triassic.

Material:

Number: Not given: Skull and skeleton.

 

RENESTO, & AVANZINI, 2002

Locality: Besano, Varesse Province, Italy.

Horizon:

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Middle Triassic.

Material:

BES SC 111: Nearly complete juvenile specimen.
Note: With skin impressions.

T 4822: Skull, cervicals, part of a front leg, mid section of dorsals to anterior caudals, pelvis, and hind legs.
Note: With skin impressions.

 

RIEPPEL, 1989

Locality: Alla Cascina, Italy.

Horizon:

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Middle Triassic.

Material:

A III/208: Almost complete skeleton with only part of the pectoral area and the tip of the tail missing.

 

Locality: Point 902, Monte San Giorgio, Tessen Canton, Switzerland.

Horizon:

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Anisian-Ladinian Stage, Mid Triassic Epoch, Middle Triassic.

Material:

T 1534: An as yet unprepared specimen including disarticulated postcranial material.

T 2470: An undescribed specimen, comprising scattered postcranial material including a beautiful ilium and ischium in articulation.

 

Locality: Cava Tre Fontane, Monte San Giorgio, Tessin Canton, Switzerland.

Horizon:

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Anisian/Ladinian Stage, Mid Triassic Epoch, Middle Triassic.

Material:

T 2472: Skull and skeleton.

T 2477: A fragmentary skeleton including skull and postcranial material.

T 2814: An undescribed fragment including the perfectly preserved anterior portions of upper and lower jaw.

T 4335: A complete and undescribed skeleton.

 


Locality: "Besano III", Varesse Province, Italy.

Horizon:

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Middle Triassic.

Material:

T 2473: Fragmentary skeleton which was destroyed during WWII, a cast of the specimen is preserved in Zurich.

 


Locality: Valporina or Cava Tre Fontane, Switzerland.

Horizon:

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Middle Triassic.

Material:

T 2474: Skull, the anterior truck region and forelimbs.

 

Locality: Valporina, Switzerland.

Horizon:

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Middle Triassic.

Material:

T 2475: Disarticulated skeleton.

T 2809: An Unprepared tail fragment.

T 2815: An undescribed, incomplete and disarticulated skeleton.

T 2816: Undescribed hind limbs and tail fragment.

 


Locality: "Besano II", Varesse Province, Italy.

Horizon:

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Middle Triassic.

Material:

T 2476:
Note: Destroyed in Milano during WWII. A cast in preserved in Zurich.

 


Locality: Galleria Amaldo, Italy.

Horizon:

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Middle Triassic.

Material:

T 2812: Unprepared vertebral fragments.

 


Locality: Besano, Varesse Province, Italy.

Horizon:

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Middle Triassic.

Material:

T 2813: An unprepared specimen comprising fragmentary postcranial material.

 

TSCHANZ, 1988

Locality:

Horizon: Grenzbitumenzone.

Biostratigraphy:

Age:

Material:

T2472: Skull and skeleton.

T2476: Cast of specimen BESANO 2 (PEYER), disarticulated, incomplete skeleton.

T2815: Incomplete skeleton.

Cava Tre Fontane: Nearly complete skeleton.

 

Locality:

Horizon: Lower Meridekalke.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Ladinian Stage, Upper Mid Triassic Epoch, Lower Late Triassic.

Material:

Alla Cascina: Skeleton anterior part of the trunk and posterior cervicals missing.

 

= Macrocnemus anatinus HUENE, 1944 (nomen dubium)
Etymology:

Holotype:

Locality:

Horizon:

Biostratigraphy:

Age:

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Species: fuyuanensis LI, ZHAO & WANG, 2007
Etymology: The species name referes to the type locality, Fuyan County, Yunnan Province, southwestern China.

Holotype: IVPP V15001

Locality: Huabi, Fuyan County, Yunnan Province, southwestern China.

Horizon: Zhuganpo Member, Falang Formation.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Ladinian Stage, Mid Triassic Epoch, Middle Triassic.

Material: Skull and skeleton.

Referred material:

JIANG, RIEPPEL, FRASER, MOTANI, HAO, TINTORI, SUN & SUN, 2011 (published in 2012)

GMPKU-P-3001: Skull and nearly complete specimen.

 

= Macrocnemus aff. M. fuyuanensis JAQUIER, FRASER, FURRER & SCHEYER, 2017

Locality: Mirigioli/point 902, near Meride, Monte San Giorgio, Canton Ticino, Switzerland.

Horizon Besano Formation.

Biostratigraphy: Upper "Grenzbitumenzone", Secedensis Zone.

Age: Late Anasian Stage, Mid Triassic Epoch, Middle Triassic.

Material:

PIMUZ T 1559: Disarticulated skeleton.

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Species: obristi FRASER & FURRER, 2013
Etymology: In honor of Christian Obrist who discovered, collected and then fully prepared the holotype.

Holotype: PIMUZ A/III 1467

Locality: Ducanfurgga, Davos, Canton Graubünden, Switerzland.

Horizon: Prosanto Formation.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Early Ladinian Stage, Mid Triassic Epoch, Middle Triassic.

Material: Hind section of a skeleton, posterior regio nof the dorsal series, pelvis, legs and caudal vertebrae.