SBDE Quarry 96BM3, Bayan Mandahu (Cretaceous of China)

Where: Nei Mongol, China (41.8° N, 106.7° E: paleocoordinates 39.6° N, 96.2° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Bayan Mandahu Formation, Campanian (83.6 - 72.1 Ma)

• possibly correlated with Djadokhta Formation

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: eolian; red sandstone

• "horizontally-bedded red sandstones"

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by SBDE in 1996

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

Primary reference: P. Godefroit, X. Pereda-Suberbiola, H. Li and Z. Dong. 1999. A new species of the ankylosaurid dinosaur Pinacosaurus from the Late Cretaceous of Inner Mongolia (P.R. China). Bulletin de l'Institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique, Sciences de la Terre 69(supplement):17-366 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 37807: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 24.03.2004

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Ornithischia - Ankylosauridae
Pinacosaurus mephistocephalus n. sp. Godefroit et al. 1999 ornithischian
holotype