Genus: Gerrothorax NILSSON, 1934
Etymology:
= Gerrhothorax ROMER, 1945, 1966 (sic)
Note: The name was spelled correctly in the index, but incorrect in the text.

Species: pulcherrimus (FRAAS, 1913) KUHN, 1939
Etymology:
= Plagiosternum pulcherrimum FRAAS, 1913

Holotype: SMNS 12592

Locality: "Weisser Steinburgh" (Burrer's Quarry), Pfaffenhofen, near Heilbronn, Baden-Wurttemberg State, Germany.

Horizon: Keuper.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Late Triassic.

Material: Skull and fragmentary skeleton.

Referred material:

SMNS 13416: Interclavicle.

SMNS 12038a: Clavicle, interclavicle, cleitherum, fragment of cleithrum and humerus.

 

 

HAGDORN & MÜTTER, 2011

Locality: Scheuermann and Hirsch Quarries, near Schwäbisch Hall-Steinbach, Baden-Württemberg State, Germany.

Horizon: Lower Keuper/Lettenkeuper ('Lettenkohle' of the older literature).

Biostratigraphy:

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

Material:

MHI 1348/1: 1 right half of a skull.

MHI 1248/2: 1 parietal with fragments of the right skull half.

MHI 1348/6: 1 tooth.

MHI 1748/39: 1 left tabular.

MHI 1348/3-1348/5: Osteoderms.

KUHN 1938

Locality: Halberstadt, Sachsen-Anhalt State, Germany.

Horizon: Keuper Formation.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Late Triassic.

Material:

Number: Not given: Fragment of skull.

 

SERENO & WILD, 1992

Locality: Burrer Quarry, near Pfaffenhofen, in the Stromberg region of Ludwigsburg, Baden-Wurttemberg State, Germany.

Horizon: "untere Faule." the lowermost of the two bands of marl which interrupt the Middle Stubensandstein, Middle Keuper.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Middle Norian Stage, Middle Late Triassic Subepoch, Late Triassic.

Material:

SMNS 12592: Skull.

 

= Gerrothorax cf. pulcherrimus JENKINS, SHUBIN, AMARAL, GATESY, SCHAFF, DOWNS, CLEMMENSEN, BONDE, DAVIDSON & OSBAECK, 1993

Locality: Carlsberg Fjord beds, 71°22.30’N, 22°33.14’W, at Macknight Bjerg, Jameson Land, latitudes 71’15”N, and 71’50”N, East Greenland.

Horizon: Ørstead Dal Member, Fleming Fjord Formation, Scoresby Land Group.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Norian-Rhaetian Stage, Late Triassic Epoch, Late Triassic.

Material:

MCZ field no. 21/91G: Skull and anterior parts of skeleton.

Note: Additional material: 6 skeletons and more than 34 variously complete skulls.

 

JENKINS, SHUBIN, GATESY & WARREN, 2008 (The authors didn't breakdown the specimens from the following localities).

Locality: Sydkronen, 71°49.979'N, 22°36.370'W, Jameson Land, East Greenland.

Horizon: Middle Malmros Klint Member, Fleming Fjord Formation, Scoresby Land Group.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Norian-Rhaetian Stage, Late Triassic Epoch, Late Triassic.

Locality: A quarry on the southeast flank of Macknight Bjerg, 71°22.227'N, 22°33.341'W, Jameson Land, East Greenland.

Horizon: Lower Carlsbjerg Fjord Beds, Ørstead Dal Member, Fleming Fjord Formation, Scoresby Land Group.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Norian-Rhaetian Stage, Late Triassic Epoch, Late Triassic.

Material:

MGUH 28923, 28925: Isolated incomplete skulls.

GM-V-2008-12: A mandibular ramus.

MGUH 28917: A large clivicle.

MGUH 18918: A skull, mandible and the anterior part of hte postcranial skeleton.

MGUH 28919: A skull, mandible, clavicles and branchial skeleton.

MGUH 28921: A partial skull lacking the right subtemporal fossa and quadratojugal.

MCZ 9511: A skull and mandible.

MGUH 28922: Articulated ventral scutes and gastralia.

MGUH 28924: Two specimens including a vertebral series with articulated cleithroclavicular complex, a skull roof and atlas attached to dorsal scutes, and an interclavicle with articulated ventral scutes.

GM-V-2008-24: A small skull, pectoral girdle, vertebra and scutes.

MGUH 28916: A small partial skull.

 

= Plagiosaurus pulcherrimus HUENE, 1922

Locality: Pfaffenhofen, Baden-Wurttemberg State, Germany.

Horizon: Stubensandstein.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Late Triassic.

Material:

Nr. 12592: Nearly complete skull.

Nr. 12038: Fragmentary skeleton.

 

= Nova SCHOCH, 1999

Locality: N 49°12’52”, F9°40’52”, Autobahn near Kupferzell-Bauersbach, near Schwabish Hall, Hohenlohekreis, Baden-Wurttemberg State, Germany.

Horizon: Erfurt Formation (Untere Grau Mergel, Upper Lettenkeuper, Longobardian).

Biostratigraphy:

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

Material:

SMNS 91534a: Juvenile scapulocoracoid.

SMNS 83047, 83046: 2 interclavicles.

SMNS 83087: Right clavicle.

SMNS 83385: Adult scapulocoracoid.

SMNS 83562: Right puboischium.

SMNS 83866: Articulated skeleton and skin impressions.

SMNS 84786: Disarticulated skeleton.

SMNS 84787: Fragmentary skull and fragmentary skeleton.
Note: Shows hypobranchials and ceratohyals.

SMNS 84788: Fragmentary skull and fragmentary skeleton.

SMNS 84789: Palate, right side of the snout.

WITZMANN, SCHOCH, HILGER & KARDJILOV, 2012

MHI 1348: Anterior part of skull with sphenethmoid and palate.

SMNS 83867: Posterior skull table, parasphenoid, exoccipitals and epipterygoid.

SMNS 83756, 83759: Isolated sphenethmoid elements.

SCHOCH, 2015

SMNS 83346: Scale, centra.

SMNS 83866: Skull and skeleton.

SMNS 83096: Clavicle.

SMNS 83050: Interclavicle.

SCHOCH & WITZERMAN, 2012

SMNS 83070: Fragmentary skull and mandible.

SMNS 83866: nearly complete, articulated skeleton.

SMNS 83869: Fragmentary skull.

SMNS 84787-84788: Fragmentary skull material wiht associated poscrania.

SMNS 93628: Skull fragments.

SMNS 83625: Small fragments.

SMNS 83616: Skull fragments.

SMNS 83634: Skull fragments.

SMNS 81518, 81520-81522, 81528: Isolated parasphenods.

SMNS 82791: Mandibles.

 

SCHOCH & WITZMANN, 2012

Locality: Vellberg, near Schwabish Hall, Hohenlohekreis, Baden-Wurttemberg State, Germany.

Horizon: Erfurt Formation (Untere Grau Mergel, Upper Lettenkeuper, Longobardian).

Biostratigraphy:

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

Material:

SMNS 91284: Articulated postcranium with parts of mandible.

SMNS 92354: Partial skull and mandible.

 

Locality: Hegnabrunn, Germany.

Horizon: Upper Muschelkalk.

Biostratigraphy:

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

Material:

SMNS 57046, 81991: Interclavicle and vertebra.

 

Locality: Rielingshausen, near Kupferzell-Bauersbach, near Schwabish Hall, Hohenlohekreis, Baden-Wurttemberg State, Germany.

Horizon: Erfurt Formation (Untere Grau Mergel, Upper Lettenkeuper, Longobardian).

Biostratigraphy:

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

Material:

SMNS 52802: Vertebra, and osterderm.

 

Locality: Zwingelhausen, near Kupferzell-Bauersbach, near Schwabish Hall, Hohenlohekreis, Baden-Wurttemberg State, Germany.

Horizon: Erfurt Formation (Untere Grau Mergel, Upper Lettenkeuper, Longobardian).

Biostratigraphy:

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

Material:

SMNS 56381: Cleithrum.

 

Locality: Vaihingen, near Kupferzell-Bauersbach, near Schwabish Hall, Hohenlohekreis, Baden-Wurttemberg State, Germany.

Horizon: Erfurt Formation (Untere Grau Mergel, Upper Lettenkeuper, Longobardian).

Biostratigraphy:

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

Material:

SMNS 54857: Vertebra.

 

Locality: Michelbach an der Bilz, near Kupferzell-Bauersbach, near Schwabish Hall, Hohenlohekreis, Baden-Wurttemberg State, Germany.

Horizon: Erfurt Formation (Untere Grau Mergel, Upper Lettenkeuper, Longobardian).

Biostratigraphy:

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

Material:

MHI uncatalouged:

 

Locality: Anatina-bank of Kaubenheim, Germany.

Horizon: Gipskeuper.

Biostratigraphy:

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

Material:

Number: Not given: Osteoderm.

 

Locality: Schilfansandstein locality, at Feuerbacher Heide, Germany.

Horizon:

Biostratigraphy:

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

Material:

SMNS 17032: Interclavicle and cleithrum.

 

Locality: Esslingen, Germany.

Horizon: Lower Stubensandstein.

Biostratigraphy:

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

Material:

SMNS 81978: Osteoderms.

 

Localty: Esslingen and Hildesheim, Germany.

Horizon: Rhaetian.

Biostratigraphy:

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

Material:

SMNS 59649: Osteoderms.

 


= Gerrothorax pustuloglomeratus (HUENE, 1922) HELLRUNG, 2003
Etymology:
= Plagiosuchus pustuloglomeratus HUENE, 1922
= Plagiosuchus pustuloglomeratus mut. gigantea SCHMIDT, 1936

Holotype: SMNS 11832

Locality: Crailsheim, Hohenlohe, Baden-Wurttemberg State, Germany.

Horizon: Grenzbonebed, Lower Keuper, Erfurt Formation.

Biostratigraphy:

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

Material: Fragmentary interclavical and clavical.

Referred material:

GPIT/AM 15: Fragment of interclavicle.

 

HELLRUNG, 2003

Locality: Hegnabrunn, Upper Franconia State, Germany.

Horizon: Upper Muschelkalk.

Biostratigraphy: spinosus-nodsus Zone.

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

Material:

SMNS 81991: Fragment of interclavicle.

 

 

Locality: Bridge-Pierre, Moselle Department, France.
Note: Steinbiedersdorf , Lothringen, in German.

Horizon: Upper Muschelkalk.

Biostratigraphy: spinosus-nodsus Zone.

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

Material:

Number: Not given: Osteoderm.

 

/HUENE, 1902

Locality: Bouzonville, Lorraine Department, France.
Note: Bussendorf, Lothringen, in German.

Horizon: Upper Muschelkalk.

Biostratigraphy: spinosus-nodsus Zone.

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

Material:

Number: Not given: Fragment of interclavicle.

 

Locality: Schwabisch-Hall-Steinbach, Steinbruch Scheuermann, Bayern (Bavaria) State, Germany.

Horizon: Alberti-Bank, Ob. Teil, Serrolepis-Bank (ku1).

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Middle Triassic.

Material:

MH1 1348: Skull fragment.

 

 

Locality: Sandige Pflanzerschiefer, Michelbach/Bilz, Lower Franconia State, Germany.

Horizon:

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Middle Triassic.

Material:

MHI: 3 clavicles, interclavicle, osteoderms, vertebrae, and phalanges?

 

Locality: Michelbach/Bilz (Bauaushub am N Ortsrand and der Strase near Hessental), Lower Franconia State, Germany.

Horizon:

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Middle Triassic.

Material:

GPIT ohne Nr:Clavicle, interclavicule, vertebrae and ribs.

 

 

Locality: Thuringia State, Germany.

Horizon: Lettenkohlen sandstone.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Late Triassic.

Material:

Number: Not given: Fragmentary skull.

 

= Gerrothorax striopustulatus (HUENE, 1922) (HUENE, 1922) KUHN, 1960
Etymology:
= Plagiosaurus striopustulatus HUENE, 1922
= Plagiobatrachus striopustulatus (HUENE, 1922) WARREN, 1985

Syntype: SMNS 11424

Locality: Sonnenberg, Stuttgart, Baden-Wurttemberg State, Germany.

Horizon: Middle Keuper, Steigerwald Formation.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Late Triassic.

Material: Fragment of interclavicle, fragment of clavicle and fragmentary remains.

Referred material:

SMNS 55345-55350:

SMNS 55351:

SMNS 11425, 55352:

 

= Gerrothorax franconicus (KUHN, 1932) ROMER, 1947
Etymology:
= Plagiosaurus franconicus KUHN, 1932

Holotype:

Locality: Ebrach, Bayern (Bavaria) State, Germany.

Horizon: Middle Keuper, Hassberge Formation, Blasensandstein.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Carnian (Julina) Stage, Lower Late Triassic Epoch, Late Triassic.

Material: Interclavicle.

= Gerrothorax rhaeticus NILSSON, 1934
Etymology:

Holotype: Geological-Mineralogical Institute of the University of Lund, Coll. 1933, LU 3176T, LU 3176aT, LU3176bT ("Fund A")

Locality: Kohlenmine von Bjuv, north of Helsingborg, Skane (Scania) Province, Sweden.

Horizon: Bjuv Member, Hoganas Formation, Rhat.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Rhaetian Stage, Uppermost Late Triassic Epoch, Late Triassic.

Material: Posterior part of the dermal shoulder-girdle, the anterior and middle part of the gastral skeleton and corresponiding parts of the axial skeleton, ribs, and doral scale-armor.

Referred material:

NR B2-4 ("Fund B"): Posterior skull, and fragmentary skeleton.

 

NILSSON, 1946/NILSSON, 1937

Locality: Skane (Scania) Province, Sweden.

Horizon:

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Rhaetian Stage, Uppermost Late Triassic Epoch, Late Triassic.

Material:

Palaeozoological Department of the Swedish Museum of Natural History, Stockholm, Coll. 1885: Fragment of posterior part of skull.

 

Locality: Skane (Scania) Province, Sweden.

Horizon:

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Rhaetian Stage, Uppermost Late Triassic Epoch, Late Triassic.

Material:

Swedish Museum of Natural History, Coll. 1942: Fragmentary skull and skeleton on 5 slabs. Three of these are from the dorsal parts, the other two are from the ventral part of the skeleton.