Lianhe Town (Cretaceous of China)

Also known as Huaxiapterus benxiensis holotype

Where: Liaoning, China (41.5° N, 120.2° E: paleocoordinates 44.8° N, 120.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Jiufotang Formation (Jehol Group), Aptian (125.0 - 113.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: lacustrine - large; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression, soft parts

Collection methods: BXGM: Benxi Geological Museum

Primary reference: J. Lü, Y. Gao, L. Xing, Z. Li, and Q. Ji. 2007. A new species of Huaxiapterus (Pterosauria: Tapejaridae) from the Early Cretaceous of western Liaoning, China. Acta Geologica Sinica 81(5):683-687 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 92905: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Richard Butler on 07.12.2009

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Pterosauria - Tapejaridae
Huaxiapterus benxiensis n. gen. n. sp.
Huaxiapterus benxiensis n. gen. n. sp. Lü et al. 2007 pterosaur
BXGM V0011, nearly complete skeleton with skull