Kangjiatun, "Golden Chicken" tracksite (Jurassic to of China)

Also known as Kan Jia Tun

Where: Liaoning, China (41.7° N, 120.9° E: paleocoordinates 42.9° N, 123.0° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Tuchengzi Formation, Late/Upper Tithonian to Late/Upper Tithonian (150.8 - 132.9 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; fine-grained, green sandstone

• "small bedding surace of greenish, fine-grained, ripple-marked sandstone"

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, trace

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: M. G. Lockley, M. Matsukawa, H. Ohira, J. Li, J. L. Wright, D. White, and P. Chen. 2006. Bird tracks from Liaoning Province, China: new insights into avian evolution during the Jurassic-Cretaceous transition. Cretaceous Research 27:33-43 [M. Carrano/K. Maguire/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 59253: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Kaitlin Maguire on 21.03.2006, edited by Matthew Carrano

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Aves
  - Avipedidae
cf. Aquatilavipes sp. Currie 1981 bird
  - Koreanaornipodidae
Pullornipes aureus n. gen. n. sp.
Pullornipes aureus n. gen. n. sp. Lockley et al. 2006 bird
footprints, 3 trackways; CU 214.21, 214.22