Kantanyao, Yangmeichiao (Eocene of China)

Also known as Hengyang

Where: Hunan, China (26.9° N, 112.6° E: paleocoordinates 27.4° N, 108.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Lingcha Formation, Early/Lower Eocene (55.8 - 48.6 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; red lithology not reported

• Hunan Red beds

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the IVPP

Primary reference: C. -C. Young. 1948. Fossil crocodiles in China, with notes on dinosaurian remains associated with the Kansu crocodiles. Bulletin of the Geological Society of China 28(3-4):255-288 [R. Benson/R. Benson/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 184275: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 13.02.2017

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Crocodylia - Alligatoridae
Lianghusuchus hengyangensis n. gen. n. sp. Young 1948 crocodilian
IVPP V502 - holotype
 Crocodylia -
Tienosuchus hsiangi n. gen. n. sp.
Tienosuchus hsiangi n. gen. n. sp. Young 1948 crocodilian
IVPP V503 - holotype