Ehr-chi-wu-t'ung, Pei-shan (SSE) (Cretaceous to of China)

Also known as Ehr-chia-wu-t'ung, Sino-Swedish Expedition, Jianguanz, Peishan

Where: Gansu, China (41.1° N, 96.9° E: paleocoordinates 37.4° N, 86.7° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Minhe Formation, Campanian to Campanian (83.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; conglomerate and coarse-grained sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by B. Bohlin in 1930

Collection methods: quarrying, surface (float), surface (in situ), mechanical,

Primary reference: B. Bohlin. 1945. History of the expedition in Asia 1927–1935. Part IV. General reports of travels and fieldwork. Palaeontological and geological researches in Mongolia and Kansu 1929-1933. Reports from the Scientific Expedition to the North-Western Provinces of China Under Leadership of Dr. Sven Hedin. The Sino-Swedish Expedition Publication 26:255-325 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 50730: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 19.05.2005

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Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Sinochelyidae
"Peishanemys latipons n. gen. n. sp." = Sinochelys applanata
"Peishanemys latipons n. gen. n. sp." = Sinochelys applanata Wiman 1930 turtle
 Ornithischia -
Peishansaurus philemys n. gen. n. sp.
Peishansaurus philemys n. gen. n. sp. Bohlin 1953 ornithischian