Dawazi Bed 74 (Triassic of China)

Where: Yunnan, China (25.0° N, 104.1° E: paleocoordinates 13.3° N, 93.8° E)

When: Middle Triassic (247.2 - 237.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, nodular, muddy, calcareous limestone

• The thin micritic limestone

•layer bearing the specimen immediately overlies a set of thick-bedded

•siliceous nodular limestones (Fig. 2b).

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: J. Liu, C. L. Organ, M. J. Benton, M. C. Brandley, and J. C. Aitchison. 2017. Live birth in an archosauromorph reptile. Nature Communications [M. Uhen/A. Kourmadas/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 189035: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Alexander Kourmadas on 30.09.2017

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Eosuchia - Tanystropheidae
Dinocephalosaurus orientalis Li 2003 archosauromorph
preserved embryo inside of specimen