Genus: Dolerosaurus BUTLER, 2013
Etymology: Greek, "doleros-" and Greek, sauros, "lizard."

Species: trauthi (HEUNE, 1939) BUTLER, 2013
= Franchosuchus trauthi HUENE, 1939
= Palaeorhinus? (Franchosuchus) trauthi (HUENE, 1939) WESTPHAL, 1976
= Palaeorhinus? trauthi (HUENE, 1939) OLSHEVSKY, 1992

Holotype: NHMW 1905/0007/0052 (corresponding to the old inventory number NHMW 1905 VII 52, and incorreclty listed as 1905/13)

Locality: Construction tunnel of the second Vienna water pipeline ('Lunzbergstollen der II Wiener Wasserliitung'), Lunz am See, Scheibbs, Lower Austria, Austria, approximatly 100 km west of Vienna.

Horizon: Marls of the Oponitzer limestone, Upper Lunz Formation (old Marine beds, Brakish strata of the Oppinitzer beds, Keuper.)


Age: Tuvalian Sub-stage, Upper Carnian Stage, Late Triassic Epoch, Late Triassic.

Material: Mid-section of rostrum.

Note: From a marine deposit.