Quxian (IVPP): Oxfordian - Early/Lower Kimmeridgian, China
collected by G. Kuan & A. Zhou 1957, 1978

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Taxonomic list
Chialingosaurus chuhsienensis n. sp. Young 1959
Young 1959 3 individuals
    = Chialingosaurus kuani n. gen., n. sp. Young 1959
Young 1959
nomen dubium belonging to Stegosauria
IVPP V2300, CV 00202, 00203
see common names

Country:China State/province:Sichuan County:Quxian
Coordinates: 29.4° North, 103.6° East (view map)
Paleocoordinates:27.7° North, 107.8° East
Basis of coordinate:based on nearby landmark
Altitude:408 meters
Geographic resolution:outcrop
Period:Jurassic Epoch:Late/Upper Jurassic
10 m.y. bin:Jurassic 5
Key time interval:Oxfordian - Early/Lower Kimmeridgian
Age range of interval:163.50000 - 150.80000 m.y. ago
Geological group:Chongqing Formation:Shangshaximiao
Stratigraphic resolution:bed
Lithology and environment
Primary lithology:red,blue mudstone
Includes fossils?Y
Lithology description: "purplish mudstone"
Environment:terrestrial indet.
Modes of preservation:body
Degree of concentration:dispersed
Size of fossils:macrofossils
Associated major elements:some
Disassociated major elements:some
Collection methods and comments
Collection methods:selective quarrying,surface (in situ),mechanical,field collection
Reason for describing collection:taxonomic analysis
Museum repositories:IVPP
Collectors:G. Kuan & A. Zhou Collection dates:1957, 1978
Collection method comments: collected by Kuan (Guan) in 1957, then Zhou at same site in 1978. collected in 1957 by Yaowu Guan of the Sichuan Regional Petroleum Exploration Office from Taipingzhai. In November of 1978, Angui Wang from the QuxianCounty Hydroelectric Office noted numerous occurrences of fossil bone at the locality thatproduced Chialingosaurus. Re-excavation was thereby undertaken by a consortium including Shiwu Zhou from the Chunking Natural History Museum, Xingyao Li from the Quxian County Cultural Office, and Shengquan Xu of the Hydroelectric Office
Also known as:Chuhsien
Database number:49791
Authorizer:M. Carrano Enterer:M. Carrano
Modifier:M. Carrano Research group:vertebrate
Created:2005-04-26 06:26:52 Last modified:2016-11-16 16:05:08
Access level:the public Released:2005-04-26 06:26:52
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

15564.ETE C.-C. Young. 1959. On a new Stegosauria from Szechuan, China. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 3(1):1-8 [M. Carrano/K. Maguire/M. Carrano]

Secondary references:

13360ETE Z. Dong. 1992. Dinosaurian Faunas of China. China Ocean Press, Beijing 1-188 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]
17258ETE Z. Dong, S. Zhou, and H. Zhang. 1983. [Dinosaurs from the Jurassic of Sichuan]. Palaeontologica Sinica, New Series C, Whole Number 162(23):1-136 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]
62961 C.-C. Young. 1959. Chinese vertebrate palaeontology since the Liberation. Scientia Sinica 8(10):1153-1160 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]