Yansi, Jingxian (IVPP) (Cretaceous of China)

Also known as Wannanosaurus type site, Anwei

Where: Anhui, China (29.8° N, 118.3° E: paleocoordinates 30.9° N, 109.9° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Xiaoyan Formation, Early/Lower Maastrichtian (70.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• upper member of formation

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; red sandstone

• "small inland basin"
• "red sandstones"

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected in 1967; reposited in the IVPP

Primary reference: L.-H. Hou. 1977. A new primitive Pachycephalosauria from Anhui, China. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 15(3):198-202 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 24904: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 22.08.2002

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Taxonomic list

 Neornithischia -
Wannanosaurus yansiensis n. gen. n. sp.
Wannanosaurus yansiensis n. gen. n. sp. Hou 1977 ornithischian
IVPP V4447, 4447.1