Fengguang, Heyuan (Cretaceous of China)

Where: Guangdong, China (23.7° N, 114.7° E: paleocoordinates 24.9° N, 111.7° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Dongyuan Formation, Late/Upper Cretaceous (100.5 - 66.0 Ma)

• equivalent to upper part of Dafeng Formation/lower part of Zhensui Formation

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: K. Tanaka, J. Lü, Z. Huang, Y. Kobayashi, D. Huang and D. K. Zelenitsky. 2012. Statistical approach for classification of dinosaur eggs from the Heyuan Basin at the northeast of Guandong province. Acta Geologica Sinica 86(2):294-303 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 134619: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 11.10.2012

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Taxonomic list

  - Prismatoolithidae
Prismatoolithus heyuanensis n. sp. Lü 2006 dinosaur