Qinghai-Xizang Highway near station 102, Xiali Formation (Jurassic to of China)

Where: Quinghai-Xizang, China (33.3° N, 91.9° E: paleocoordinates 24.4° N, 89.1° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Xiali 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 37432: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Erin Leckey on 15.03.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Ostreida - Palaeolophidae
Actinostreon "sp. A" Bayle 1878 oyster
Actinostreon gregareum Sowerby 1816 oyster