Jingangkou Locality 2, Laiyang (BNHM) (Cretaceous of China)

Also known as Chingkangkou, Chingkankou, Chinkangkou

Where: Shandong, China (36.9° N, 120.7° E: paleocoordinates 37.3° N, 111.0° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Jingangkou Formation (Wangshi Group), Campanian (83.6 - 72.1 Ma)

• 8 bone-bearing layers

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: crevasse splay; gray, green, silty mudstone

• mudflow/flood events
• Layers 1 and 2 are a "gray-green silty mudstone containing black bones" representing one layer separated by a fault

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by S. Cheng, C. Wang in 1958–1959, 2010

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

Primary reference: C.-C. Young and C.-y. Wang. 1959. [On a new excavation of dinosaurs in Laiyang, Shantung]. Palaeovertebrata et Paleoanthropologia 1(1):53-54 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 52943: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 29.08.2005, edited by Graeme Lloyd

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Saurischia -
Theropoda indet.2 Marsh 1881 theropod
 Neornithischia -
Tanius laiyangensis n. sp.3 Zhen 1976 bird foot dinosaur
 Neornithischia - Hadrosauridae
Tsintaosaurus spinorhinus4 Young 1958 lambeosaurine
Laiyangosaurus youngi n. gen. n. sp.1 Zhang et al. 2017 hadrosaurid
IVPP V 23401,IVPP V 23402,IVPP V 23403,IVPP V 23404,IVPP V 23405