Locality 6, Kuantsaishan, Houchiatsun (Jurassic to of China)

Also known as Weiyuan

Where: Sichuan, China (29.6° N, 104.6° E: paleocoordinates 30.6° N, 109.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Maanshan Member (Ziliujing Formation), Aalenian to Aalenian (174.1 - 168.3 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by H. H. Yao in 1939; reposited in the IVPP

Collection methods: quarrying, surface (in situ),

• Discovered by H. H. Yao, National Geological Survey of China, working under T. K. Huang.

Primary reference: C.-C. Young. 1944. On the reptilian remains from Weiyuan, Szechuan, China. Bulletin of the Geological Society of China 24(3–4):187-205 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 140257: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 06.03.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Avetheropoda - Coeluridae
? Coeluridae indet. Marsh 1881 coelurid
IVPP V.138
 Neornithischia - Hadrosauridae
"? Trachodontidae indet." = Hadrosauridae
"? Trachodontidae indet." = Hadrosauridae Cope 1869 hadrosaurid
IVPP V.220 ("Gen. indet. imperfectus")
 Sauropterygia - Pliosauridae
Sinopliosaurus weiyuanensis Young 1944 plesiosaur
IVPP V.229, V.157