Jiaoping coal mine tracksite (IVPP) (Jurassic of China)

Also known as Tungchuan, Qianhe

Where: Shaanxi, China (35.3° N, 109.0° E: paleocoordinates 38.2° N, 113.4° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• lower part of "Chiloo Group" now = Zhiluo Fm.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; fine-grained, green sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, trace

Collected by Chen; reposited in the IVPP

Collection methods: quarrying,

Primary reference: C.-C. Young. 1966. Two footprints from the Jiaoping coal mine of Tungchuan, Shensi. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 10(1):68-71 [M. Carrano/K. Maguire/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 52851: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 24.08.2005

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Neornithischia - Moyenisauropodidae
"Shensipus tungchuanensis n. gen. n. sp." = Anomoepus tungchuanensis
"Shensipus tungchuanensis n. gen. n. sp." = Anomoepus tungchuanensis Young 1966 bird foot dinosaur
IVPP V3229