Wangjiagou (Cretaceous to of China)

Also known as Dawangzhangzhi Beds

Where: Liaoning, China (39.9° N, 123.4° E: paleocoordinates 42.9° N, 125.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Yixian Formation (Jehol Group), Late/Upper Barremian to Late/Upper Barremian (130.0 - 122.5 Ma)

• from the Dawangzhangzhi Beds

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial-lacustrine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Reposited in the IVPP

Collection methods: bulk, mechanical,

Primary reference: X. Xu, X.-L. Wang, and H.-L. You. 2001. A juvenile ankylosaur from China. Naturwissenschaften 88:297-300 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 55683: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Kaitlin Maguire on 02.11.2005, edited by Matthew Carrano and Philip Mannion

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Salientia -
Liaobatrachus macilentus1 Gao and Chen 2004 frog
IVPP V12541 (a nearly complete skeleton with disarticulated and displaced cranial bones)
 Avetheropoda -
Yixianosaurus longimanus n. gen. n. sp.2
Yixianosaurus longimanus n. gen. n. sp.2 Xu and Wang 2003 coelurosaur
IVPP V12638
 Ornithischia - Ankylosauridae
Liaoningosaurus paradoxus n. gen. n. sp. Xu et al. 2001 ornithischian
IVPP V12560