Kelamaili, 35 km N of Jiangjunmiao (IVPP) (Jurassic of China)

Where: Xinjiang, China (44.8° N, 90.1° E: paleocoordinates 42.7° N, 102.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Shishugou Formation (Qigu Group), Callovian (166.1 - 163.5 Ma)

• lower beds of the Shishugou Formation (top of what was formerly called the "Wucaiwan Formation")

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; brown, gray, red, blue, sandy mudstone

• "gray-brown, purple-red sandy mudstones"

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected in 1982–1984; reposited in the IVPP

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

• Discovered during project with IVPP, National Academy of Sciences (Academia Sinica) and the Xinjiang Office of Petroleum in a joint research endeavor entitled “Evolution of the Junggar Basin and the formation of petroleum.”

Primary reference: X. Zhao. 1993. A new mid-Jurassic sauropod (Klamelisaurus gobiensis gen. et sp. nov.) from Xinjiang, China. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 31(2):132-138 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 140200: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 05.03.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Saurischia -
Klamelisaurus gobiensis n. gen. n. sp.
Klamelisaurus gobiensis n. gen. n. sp. Zhao 1993 sauropod
IVPP V9492