Tanankou, Hsingyaokou, Tzoyun (IVPP) (Cretaceous of China)

Also known as Danangou

Where: Shanxi, China (40.0° N, 112.4° E: paleocoordinates 39.9° N, 102.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Zouyun Formation, Late/Upper Cretaceous (100.5 - 66.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; sandstone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Reposited in the IVPP

Primary reference: C.-C. Young. 1958. The first record of dinosaurian remains from Shansi. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 2(4):231-236 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 71840: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 14.05.2007, edited by Evangelos Vlachos

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Kinosternoidea
Dermatemydidae indet. Baur 1888 mud turtle
IVPP V.998, anterior portion of the carapace
 Avetheropoda - Dromaeosauridae
cf. Velociraptor mongoliensis Osborn 1924 coelurosaur
IVPP V.965
 Neornithischia -
cf. Microceratops gobiensis Bohlin 1953 small horned
IVPP V.966
Bactrosaurus johnsoni Gilmore 1933 bird foot dinosaur
IVPP V.967