Hami (Cretaceous of China)

Also known as Kumul

Where: Xinjiang, China (42.8° N, 93.5° E: paleocoordinates 40.8° N, 98.8° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Tugulu Group, Early/Lower Cretaceous (145.0 - 100.5 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine; brown mudstone and white sandstone

• pterosaurs preserved in temptestites - "brown mudstone breccias"

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: original calcite

Collected in 2006; reposited in the IVPP

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: X. Wang, A. W. A. Kellner, S. Jiang, Q. Wang, Y. Ma, Y. Paidoula, X. Cheng, T. Rodrigues, X. Meng, J. Zhang, N. Li and Z. Zhou. 2014. Sexually dimorphic tridimensionally preserved pterosaurs and their eggs from China. Current Biology 24:1323-1330 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 58103: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Kaitlin Maguire on 19.01.2006, edited by Matthew Carrano

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Pterosauria -
Hamipterus tianshanensis n. gen. n. sp.
Hamipterus tianshanensis n. gen. n. sp. Wang et al. 2014 pterosaur
IVPP V18931–V18941