Ulan Muren tracksite (Jurassic of China)

Also known as Shenmu

Where: Shaanxi, China (38.8° N, 110.5° E: paleocoordinates 41.8° N, 115.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Anding Formation, Middle Jurassic (174.1 - 163.5 Ma)

• informal name for bed = "ShĂȘn-mu" formation

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithified, coarse-grained sandstone

• "hard sandstone slab", "massive, coarse sandstone"

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, trace

Collected in 1929

Collection methods: quarrying,

Primary reference: P. Teilhard de Chardin and C.-C. Young. 1929. On some traces of vertebrate life in the Jurassic and Triassic beds of Shansi and Shensi. Bulletin of the Geological Society of China 8(2):131-133 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 39232: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 24.05.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Sinoichnites youngi n. gen. n. sp.
Sinoichnites youngi n. gen. n. sp. Kuhn 1958 dinosaur