Pijiagou (Cretaceous of China)

Also known as Ikechosaurus pijiagouensis type

Where: Liaoning, China (41.5° N, 121.2° E: paleocoordinates 44.9° N, 121.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Jiufotang Formation (Jehol Group), Aptian (125.0 - 113.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the IVPP

Primary reference: J. Liu. 2004. A nearly complete skeleton of Ikechosaurus pijiagouensis sp. nov. (Reptilia: Choristodera) from the Jiufotang Formation (Lower Cretaceous) of Liaoning, China. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 42(2):120-129 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 136747: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 04.12.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Choristodera -
Ikechosaurus pijiagouensis n. sp. Liu 2004 choristodere
IVPP V 13283 - type (an articulated and nearly complete skeleton with skull and lower jaws)