east of Qitai-Ertai road (Jurassic of China)

Also known as Junggar

Where: Xinjiang, China (44.5° N, 90.0° E: paleocoordinates 42.5° N, 100.4° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Shishugou Formation (Qigu Group), Oxfordian (163.5 - 157.3 Ma)

• upper part of formation

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coarse channel fill; coarse-grained, red sandstone and red, white, yellow, sandy siltstone

• "coarse, rusty red channel sandstone in a 200 m sequence of pinkish-buff sands and silts"

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by SCDP in 1987-1990; reposited in the IVPP

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

Primary reference: D. A. Russell and Z. Zheng. 1990. The 1989 field season of the Dinosaur Project. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 28(4):322 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 36569: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 04.02.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Saurischia - Mamenchisauridae
Mamenchisaurus sinocanadorum n. sp. Russell and Zheng 1994 mamenchisaurid
IVPP 87004