Hsikuashan, Junghsien (Jurassic of China)

Also known as Xiguashan, Dongmenwai, Rongxian

Where: Sichuan, China (29.5° N, 104.4° E: paleocoordinates 27.8° N, 108.4° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Daanzhai Member (Shaximiao Formation), Late/Upper Jurassic (163.5 - 145.0 Ma)

• 200 m above Tzeluting (Tzeliuching) Fm.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial-lacustrine; gray, green sandstone

• "greenish gray sandstone"

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by C. L. Camp & C.-C. Young in 1936-1974; reposited in the IVPP

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

Primary reference: C.-C. Young. 1937. New Triassic and Cretaceous reptiles in China. Bulletin of the Geological Society of China 17(1):109-120 [M. Carrano/K. Maguire/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 47071: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 07.02.2005

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Saurischia - Mamenchisauridae
Omeisaurus junghsiensis n. gen. n. sp.
Omeisaurus junghsiensis n. gen. n. sp. Young 1939 mamenchisaurid