Wucaiwan, Kelameili (IVPP) (Jurassic of China)

Where: Xinjiang, China (45.2° N, 88.9° E: paleocoordinates 46.8° N, 91.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected in 1983; reposited in the IVPP

Collection methods: surface (in situ), 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: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 70960: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 12.04.2007

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Saurischia - Mamenchisauridae
Tienshanosaurus sp. Young 1937 mamenchisaurid
IVPP V8301