Langmu, Tachai village, Tingshao of Shingyi Hsien (Triassic of China)

Also known as Dazhai, Dingxiao

Where: Guizhou, China (25.2° N, 105.0° E: paleocoordinates 16.0° N, 92.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Falang Formation, Longobardian (242.0 - 235.0 Ma)

• May be derived from the Kuanling Series = Guanling Fm, but now placed in the Falang Formation

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, gray, white, calcareous shale

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Collected by C.C. Hu, N.H. Niu, T.T. Ts'ao in 1957

Primary reference: C.-C. Young. 1958. On the new Pachypleurosauroidea from Keichow, south-west China. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 2(2-3):72-81 [M. Carrano/H. Street]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 98691: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Hallie Street on 19.10.2010, edited by Christina Feng

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Actinopteri
 Amiiformes -
Sinoeugnathus kueichowensis n. sp.1 Su 1959 bowfin
 Ionoscopiformes -
 Peltopleuriformes - Peltopleuridae
Peltopleurus orientalis n. sp.1 Su 1959
Reptilia
 Sauropterygia - Keichousauridae
Keichousaurus hui Young 1958 diapsid
 Sauropterygia - Nothosauridae
"Shingyisaurus unexpectus n. gen. n. sp." = Nothosaurus unexpectus2
"Shingyisaurus unexpectus n. gen. n. sp." = Nothosaurus unexpectus2 Young 1965 diapsid
IVPP V.2800 (cast), holotype skull