Where: Dornogov, Mongolia (45.1° N, 111.1° E: paleocoordinates 47.1° N, 111.5° E)
• coordinate stated in text
• small collection-level geographic resolution
When: Early/Lower Cretaceous (145.0 - 100.5 Ma)
• Discovery of fragmentary bones of psittacosaur made it possible to assign the geological age of the beds to Early Cretaceous.
Environment/lithology: terrestrial; fine-grained, white sandstone
Size class: macrofossils
Collected by HMNS-GIN in 1995
Collection methods: surface (float), surface (in situ),
• On August 10, 1995 fossil prospecting was performed at Dzun Shakhai under rainy weather.
•HMNS-Hayashibara Museum of Natural Sciences, Japan
Primary reference: S. Suzuki and M. Watabe. 2000. Report on the Japan-Mongolia Joint Paleontological Expedition to the Gobi desert, 1995. Hayashibara Museum of Natural Sciences Research Bulletin 1:45-57 [R. Benson/R. Benson/M. Carrano]more details
Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis
PaleoDB collection 127658: authorized by Roger Benson, entered by Roger Benson on 21.05.2012
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