Lanping dinosaur site (Cretaceous of China)

Where: Yunnan, China (26.5° N, 99.5° E: paleocoordinates 8.5° N, 89.3° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Jingxing Formation, Late/Upper Cretaceous (100.5 - 66.0 Ma)

• also spelled "Chingshong"

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: estuary or bay; brown, red mudstone and gray, green siltstone

• "brackish-water sediments"
• "purple or brownish-red mudstones, gray-greenish siltstones, and sandstones, intercalated with variegated thin beds of mudstones."

Size class: mesofossils

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: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 49795: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 26.04.2005

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
  -
Lanpingosuchus magnus n. gen. n. sp.
Lanpingosuchus magnus n. gen. n. sp.
Reptilia
 Avetheropoda -
Tyrannosaurus lanpingensis n. sp. Yeh 1975 coelurosaur