Tanggula Bingzhan, Tuotuohe Formation (Jurassic to of China)

Where: Quinghai-Xizang, China (33.0° N, 92.0° E: paleocoordinates 15.4° N, 87.3° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Tuotuohe Formation, Callovian to Callovian (166.1 - 157.3 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: J. Sha, P. L. Smith, and F. T. Fursich. 2002. Jurassic Ostreoida (Bivalvia) from China (Tanggula Mountains, Quinghai-Xizang Plateau) and their paleobiogeographic context. Journal of Paleontology 76(3):431-446 [J. Alroy/E. Leckey/E. Leckey]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 37430: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Erin Leckey on 15.03.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
Liostrea birmanica Reed 1936 oyster
 Ostreida - Palaeolophidae
Actinostreon gregareum Sowerby 1816 oyster
 Ostreida - Malleidae
Eligmus rollandi Douvillé 1907 oyster