Shangang, Chongren (IVPP) (Cretaceous to of China)

Also known as Shanggang

Where: Jiangxi, China (27.7° N, 116.0° E: paleocoordinates 28.2° N, 109.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Nanxiong Formation, Campanian to Campanian (83.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; coarse-grained, calcareous sandstone

• "coarse calcareous sandstones"

Size class: macrofossils

Collected in 1973; reposited in the IVPP

Collection methods: quarrying,

• discovered by villagers, who informed the IVPP Red Bed Survey

Primary reference: Z. Dong. 1979. Cretaceous dinosaurs of Hunan, China. Mesozoic and Cenozoic Red Beds of South China: Selected Papers from the "Cretaceous-Tertiary Workshop", Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology & Nanjing Institute of Paleontology (eds.), Science Press, Nanxiong, China 342-350 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 58443: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 07.02.2006

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Saurischia - Titanosauridae
Titanosaurinae indet. Lydekker 1893 titanosaurid
articulated caudals; also compared to therizinosaurs