Dalongkou anticline, bed 70 (Triassic of China)

Where: Xinjiang, China (44.0° N, 88.8° E: paleocoordinates 42.1° N, 88.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Guodikeng Formation, Induan (252.2 - 251.2 Ma)

• Discovered within bed "70" of the section across the Dalongkou Anticline. This part of the Guodikeng Formation is probably of earliest Triassic (Induan) age.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; red 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 186804: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Richard Butler on 04.07.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Tetrapoda - Bystrowianidae
Bystrowianidae indet. Vjushkov 1957 tetrapod
IVPP V 23295, five vertebrae, rib, gastral scales, partial ilium, left femur, and partial fibula