Liuhonggou Sunosuchus locality (Jurassic of China)

Where: Xinjiang, China (43.6° N, 87.3° E: paleocoordinates 43.0° N, 98.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Toutunhe Formation, Callovian (166.1 - 163.5 Ma)

• Uppermost part of the Toutunhe Formation, about 30m below the boundary with the overlying Qigu Formation

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: M. W. Maisch, A. T. Matzke, and H. Stohr. 2003. Sunosuchus (Archosauria, Crocodyliformes) from the Toutunhe Formation (Middle Jurassic) of the Southern Junggar Basin (Xinjiang, NW-China). Geobios 36:391-400 [P. Mannion/J. Tennant]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 138406: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Jonathan Tennant on 17.01.2013

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Loricata - Goniopholididae
Sunosuchus sp. Young 1948 crocodilian
SGP 2000/5, a partial skeleton