Tienshan (Permian of China)

Also known as Tian Shan

Where: Xinjiang, China (43.8° N, 87.8° E: paleocoordinates 42.1° N, 88.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Guodikeng Formation, Changhsingian (254.2 - 252.2 Ma)

• The Guodikeng Formation crosses the PTB and is Changhsingian to Induan in age. This occurrence is from the Permian part of the formation.

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: J. Li and A. Sun. 2008. Subclass Synapsida. In J. Li, X. Wu, F, Zhang (eds.), The Chinese Fossil Reptiles and Their Kin 379-417 [R. Butler/R. Butler]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 178202: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Juan Benito Moreno on 26.04.2016

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Taxonomic list

 Therapsida - Pylaecephalidae
"Dicynodon tienshanensis n. sp." = Diictodon feliceps
"Dicynodon tienshanensis n. sp." = Diictodon feliceps Owen 1876 dicynodont
IVPP V 3260, a nearly complete skull