35 km north of Jiangjunmiao (Jurassic of China)

Also known as Near the Road 216 from Qitai to Ertai

Where: Xinjiang, China (44.8° N, 90.0° E: paleocoordinates 42.8° N, 100.7° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Shishugou Formation (Qigu Group), Oxfordian (163.5 - 157.3 Ma)

• About 30 m above the main fossil wood horizon (upper log-bearing horizon of McKnight et al., 1990)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

Primary reference: M. W. Maisch, A. T. Matzke, and G. Sun. 2004. A new tritylodontid from the Upper Jurassic Shishugou Formation of the Junggar Basin (Zinjiang, NW china). Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 24(3):649-656 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 138251: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 08.01.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Osteichthyes
 Therapsida - Tritylodontidae
Bienotheroides ultimus n. sp. Maisch et al. 2004 therapsid
NIGPAS-SGP 1 - type (a partial skeleton, including two incisors, one upper molar, a partial skull with most of the right zygomatic arch and a considerable part of the postcranium)