Sinraptor type, Jiangjunmiao NE (CCDP) (Jurassic of China)

Where: Xinjiang, China (44.8° N, 90.0° E: paleocoordinates 42.6° N, 101.0° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Shishugou Formation (Qigu Group), Oxfordian (163.5 - 157.3 Ma)

• 65 m above contact with underlying Wucaiwan Formation

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial; sandstone and mudstone

• "laid down in alluvial, fluvial, or lacustrine environments...wide, shallow, meandering, mixed-load streams of low gradient."
• "sandstones, siltstones, mudstones, and minor lenses of limestone"

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by CCDP in 1987-1988; reposited in the IVPP

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

Primary reference: Z. Dong. 1992. Dinosaurian Faunas of China. China Ocean Press, Beijing 1-188 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 45192: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 13.10.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Avetheropoda - Metriacanthosauridae
Sinraptor dongi n. gen. n. sp.
Sinraptor dongi n. gen. n. sp. Currie and Zhao 1994 China raptor