Ganzhou Railway Station (Cretaceous to of China)

Also known as Huanansaurus type locality

Where: Jiangxi, China (25.8° N, 114.9° E: paleocoordinates 25.9° N, 109.4° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Nanxiong Formation, Campanian to Campanian (83.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithified, red sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: construction site of the Ganzhou Railway Station

Primary reference: J. Lü, H. Pu, Y. Kobayashi, L. Xu, H. Chang, Y. Shang, D. Liu, Y.-N. Lee, M. Kundrát and C. Shen. 2015. A new oviraptorid dinosur (Dinosauria: Oviraptorosauria) from the Late Cretaceous of southern China and its paleobiogeographical implicationas. Scientific Reports 5(11490):1-15 [P. Mannion/J. Tennant]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 171312: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Jonathan Tennant on 06.07.2015, edited by Graeme Lloyd

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Avetheropoda - Oviraptoridae
Huanansaurus ganzhouensis n. gen. n. sp., Corythoraptor jacobsi n. gen. n. sp.
Huanansaurus ganzhouensis n. gen. n. sp. Lü et al. 2015 coelurosaur
Partial skeleton with a nearly complete skull (HGM41HIII-0443); accessioned at the Henan Geological Museum, Zhengzhou, China
Corythoraptor jacobsi n. gen. n. sp. Lu et al. 2017 coelurosaur