Xinqiu (Hsinchiu) coal mine (Cretaceous to of China)

Also known as 'Husin' coalfield

Where: Liaoning, China (38.9° N, 121.6° E: paleocoordinates 43.4° N, 119.8° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Fuxin Formation, Aptian to Aptian (125.0 - 100.5 Ma)

• 'Husin coal-bearing beds'

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; coal and shale

• Shale interbedding subordinate sandstone and conglomerate, and about 15 or 16 workable coal seams. Molluscs, reptile and mammal to be described below, and numerous plant found in the shale and coal. 600-1200 m

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original phosphate

Collection methods: 'Museum of Natural Resources of South Manchuria' in Dairen [now Dalian]

Primary reference: T. Shikama. 1947. Teilhardosaurus and Endotherium, new Jurassic Reptilia and Mammalia from the Husin coal-field, south Manchuria. Proceedings of the Japan Academy 23:76-84 [R. Benson/R. Benson]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 115165: authorized by Roger Benson, entered by Roger Benson on 30.08.2011

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Squamata -
Teilhardosaurus carbonarius n. gen. n. sp. Shikama 1947 lizard
Mammalia
 Tribosphenida -
Endotherium niinomii n. gen. n. sp.
Endotherium niinomii n. gen. n. sp. Shikama 1947 eutherian