Zhoujiagou, Yangcheng (Cretaceous to of China)

Also known as Xixia

Where: Henan, China (33.3° N, 111.5° E: paleocoordinates 32.8° N, 103.9° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Majiacun Formation, Late/Upper Coniacian to Late/Upper Coniacian (89.3 - 83.6 Ma)

• dating of beds based on invertebrates

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: mechanical,

Primary reference: X. Xu, D.-Y. Wang, C. Sullivan, D. W. E. Hone, F.-L. Han, R.-H. Yan, and F.-M. Du. 2010. A basal parvicursorine (Theropoda: Alvarezsauridae) from the Upper Cretaceous of China. Zootaxa 2413:1-19 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 94887: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 31.03.2010

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Avetheropoda -
Xixianykus zhangi n. gen. n. sp.
Xixianykus zhangi n. gen. n. sp. Xu et al. 2010 coelurosaur