Sinraptor type, Jiangjunmiao NE (CCDP): Oxfordian, China
collected by CCDP 1987-1988

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Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Metriacanthosauridae
Sinraptor dongi n. gen., n. sp. Currie and Zhao 1994
Currie and Zhao 1994 1 individual
(8 measurements)
see common names

Country:China State/province:Xinjiang
Coordinates: 44.8° North, 90.0° East (view map)
Paleocoordinates:42.6° North, 101.0° East
Basis of coordinate:based on political unit
Geographic resolution:small collection
Period:Jurassic Epoch:Late/Upper Jurassic
Stage:Oxfordian 10 m.y. bin:Jurassic 5
Key time interval:Oxfordian
Age range of interval:163.50000 - 157.30000 m.y. ago
Geological group:Qigu Formation:Shishugou
Stratigraphic resolution:bed
Stratigraphy comments: 65 m above contact with underlying Wucaiwan Formation
Lithology and environment
Primary lithology: sandstone
Secondary lithology: mudstone
Lithology description: "sandstones, siltstones, mudstones, and minor lenses of limestone"
Environment:fluvial indet.
Geology comments: "laid down in alluvial, fluvial, or lacustrine environments...wide, shallow, meandering, mixed-load streams of low gradient."
Modes of preservation:body
Degree of concentration:dispersed
Size of fossils:macrofossils
Preservation of anatomical detail:excellent
Articulated whole bodies:all
Temporal resolution:snapshot
Spatial resolution:autochthonous
Collection methods and comments
Collection methods:selective quarrying,mechanical,field collection
Reason for describing collection:taxonomic analysis
Museum repositories:IVPP
Collectors:CCDP Collection dates:1987-1988
Database number:45192
Authorizer:M. Carrano Enterer:M. Carrano
Modifier:M. Carrano Research group:vertebrate
Created:2004-10-13 14:02:53 Last modified:2010-05-24 16:37:22
Access level:the public Released:2004-10-13 14:02:53
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

13360.ETE Z. Dong. 1992. Dinosaurian Faunas of China. China Ocean Press, Beijing 1-188 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]

Secondary references:

32652ETE P. J. Currie. 2006. On the quadrate of Sinraptor dongi (Theropoda: Allosauroidea) from the Late Jurassic of China. In Z. Csiki (ed.), Mesozoic and Cenozoic Vertebrates and Paleoenvironments: Tributes to the Career of Professor Dan Grigorescu. University of Bucharest, Bucharest 111-115 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]
9255 P. J. Currie and X.-J. Zhao. 1994. A new carnosaur (Dinosauria, Theropoda) from the Jurassic of Xinjiang, People's Republic of China. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 30(10-11):2037-2081 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]