Dalongkou anticline, bed 40 (Permian of China)

Where: Xinjiang, China (44.0° N, 88.8° E: paleocoordinates 41.7° N, 88.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Guodikeng Formation, Changhsingian (254.2 - 252.2 Ma)

• Discovered within bed "40" of the section across the Dalongkou Anticline.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; green mudstone

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the IVPP

Collection methods: quarrying,

Primary reference: J. Liu and F. Abdala. 2017. Therocephalian (Therapsida) and chroniosuchian (Reptiliomorpha) from the Permo-Triassic transitional Guodikeng Formation of the Dalongkou Section, Jimsar, Xinjiang, China. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 55:24-40 [R. Butler/R. Butler/R. Butler]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 186803: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Richard Butler on 04.07.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Therocephalia -
Dalongkoua fuae n. gen. n. sp.
Dalongkoua fuae n. gen. n. sp. Liu and Abdala 2017 therapsid
IVPP V 23296, incomplete left premaxilla with three teeth, incomplete right premaxillae with four teeth, snout and part of the orbital region with the maxilla on both sides featuring functional and replacement canines, isolated vertebrae, left humerus, two phalanges and some bone fragments