Tanggula Mountain Pass 2, Matuo Formation (Jurassic of China)

Where: Quinghai-Xizang, China (32.9° N, 91.9° E: paleocoordinates 15.7° N, 87.4° E)

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Matuo Formation, Bathonian (168.3 - 166.1 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 37440: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Erin Leckey on 15.03.2004

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
Liostrea birmanica Reed 1936 oyster