Zhaoying village, Xixia county (Cretaceous to of China)

Where: Henan, China (33.3° N, 111.5° E: paleocoordinates 33.1° N, 104.0° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Zhaoying Formation, Coniacian to Coniacian (89.8 - 83.6 Ma)

• may be equivalent to Majiacun Fm.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithified, pebbly, red siltstone

• Purple siltstone with pebbles, contains mainly quartz, not rounded, bad sorted (0.05 ~ 1 mm, some > 3 mm); subordinate: mica, feldspar, apatite, calcite; cement: carbonate, argill and iron

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: Y. Li, Y. Liu, X. Chen and G. Zhao. 1996. Dinosaurian Embryo II: Young Dinosaur-bones in Ovaloolithus. Earth Science - Journal of China University of Geosciences 21(6):608-610 [J. Alroy/S. Kuemmell/S. Kuemmell]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 35924: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Susanna K├╝mmell on 11.01.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Neornithischia - Ovaloolithidae
Ovaloolithus sp. Zhao 1979 bird foot dinosaur