Hungshanting, Hotung, Jimsar area (Triassic of China)

Also known as Jimusar

Where: Xinjiang, China (44.1° N, 88.9° E: paleocoordinates 42.2° N, 88.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Jiucaiyuan Formation (Cangfanggou Group), Induan (252.2 - 251.2 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial-lacustrine; lithology not reported

• The whole Cangfanggou Group is considered a fluvio-lacustrine deposit by Tang et al. (1994, J. Paleolimnol. 11(1)) and Metcalfe et al. (2009, J. Asian Earth Sci. 36(6))

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the IVPP

Primary reference: C.-C. Young. 1963. Additional remains of Chasmatosaurus yuani Young from Sinkiang, China. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 7(3):215-222 [R. Butler/R. Butler]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 117524: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Richard Butler on 22.09.2011

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Taxonomic list

 Eosuchia - Proterosuchidae
Chasmatosaurus yuani Young 1936 archosauromorph
IVPP V.2719, partial skeleton