Xiaotaizi Village (Cretaceous of China)

Where: Liaoning, China (40.4° N, 119.4° E: paleocoordinates 43.5° N, 119.8° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• Approximately 120 million years old

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: S. E. Evans and Y. Wang. 2012. New material of the Early Cretaceous lizard Yabeinosaurus from China. Cretaceous Research 34:48-60 [P. Mannion/J. Tennant]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 137591: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Jonathan Tennant on 18.12.2012, edited by Terri Cleary

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Taxonomic list

• Dinosaurs, pterosaurs and birds reported (unpublished)
Actinopteri
 Leptolepidiformes - Leptolepididae
Lycoptera indet. Müller 1847
IVPP V17078, near-complete sub-adult skeleton
Aves
 Ornithothoraces -
Piscivoravis lii n. gen. n. sp.2
Piscivoravis lii n. gen. n. sp.2 Zhou et al. 2013 bird
Reptilia
 Squamata -
Yabeinosaurus robustus1 Dong et al. 2017 lizard
IVPP V 16361 and 16362 (two complete skeletons)