Liaoxisaurus chaoyangensis type locality (Cretaceous of China)

Also known as Chaoyang Basin, western Liaoning

Where: Liaoning, China (41.6° N, 120.5° E: paleocoordinates 44.9° N, 120.5° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Jiufotang Formation (Jehol Group), Aptian (125.0 - 113.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: C. Gao, J. Lu, J. Liu and Q. Ji. 2005. New choristodera from the Lower Cretaceous Jiufotang Formation in Chaoyang area, Liaoning China. Geological Review 51(6):694-697 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 142343: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 09.04.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Choristodera - Simoedosauridae
Liaoxisaurus chaoyangensis n. gen. n. sp. Gao et al. 2005 choristodere
D2131 - holotype (incomplete skeleton with skull)