Konglonggou, IVPP Loc. 83003 (Jurassic of China)

Also known as Dinosaur ravine, Bellusaurus type; Kelameili

Where: Xinjiang, China (44.9° N, 89.2° E: paleocoordinates 43.2° N, 100.0° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• base of the upper beds of the Shishugou Formation, between two tuffs

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; brown, calcareous mudstone and fine-grained sandstone

• tan-colored calcareous mudstones and fine-grained sandstones

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by IVPP and George Washington University in 1983, 2003; reposited in the IVPP

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

Primary reference: Z. Dong. 1990. Sauropoda from the Kelamaili region of the Junggar Basin, Xinjiang Autonomous Region. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 28(1):43-58 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 53670: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 13.09.2005

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Saurischia -
Bellusaurus sui n. gen. n. sp.
Bellusaurus sui n. gen. n. sp. Dong 1990 sauropod
IVPP V.8299 - holotype; MNI = 24