Ganzhou City (PROXY) (Cretaceous of China)

Where: Jiangxi, China (25.8° N, 114.9° E: paleocoordinates 25.8° N, 108.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Nanxiong Formation, Maastrichtian (72.1 - 66.0 Ma)

• "The red beds exposed in the Hongcheng Basin are normally correlated with the Upper Cretaceous Nanxiong Formation"

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

• "The red beds exposed in the Hongcheng Basin are normally correlated with the Upper Cretaceous Nanxiong Formation"

Size class: macrofossils

• skull holotype IVPP V 16896

Collected by Anonymous; reposited in the IVPP

• "The specimen was acquired from an amateur collector who is not willing to reveal his identity"

Primary reference: X. Xu and F.-L. Han. 2010. A new oviraptorid dinosaur (Theropoda: Oviraptorosauria) from the Upper Cretaceous of China. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 48(1):11-18 [M. Carrano/M. Oreska/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 97945: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Oreska on 09.09.2010, edited by Jonathan Tennant

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Avetheropoda - Oviraptoridae
Ganzhousaurus nankangensis n. gen. n. sp., Banji long n. gen. n. sp.
Ganzhousaurus nankangensis n. gen. n. sp. Wang et al. 2013 coelurosaur
SDM 20090302, partial semi-articulated skeleton incl. incomplete mandible, 3 articulated posterior caudal vertebrae, L partial ilium, midshaft portion of R tibia, & nearly complete articulated R pes (incl. metatarsals I-III, phalanges I-1, I-2, II-1, II-2, III-1 & IV-1, parts of phalanges II-3, III-2 & IV-2)
Banji long n. gen. n. sp. Xu and Han 2010 coelurosaur
skull and mandible (IVPP V 16896)