locality 47 (8b), Guangyuan (Jurassic of China)

Where: Sichuan, China (32.4° N, 105.8° E: paleocoordinates 30.8° N, 108.6° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Kuangyuan Formation, Tithonian (152.1 - 145.0 Ma)

• top of "Kuangyuan Series"

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial-lacustrine; lithology not reported

• "rich shell-bearing layer"

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected by C.-C. Young in 1941; reposited in the IVPP

• shells not described

Primary reference: C.-C. Young. 1942. Fossil vertebrates from Kuangyuan, N. Szechuan, China. Bulletin of the Geological Society of China 22(-34):293-309 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 47076: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 07.02.2005

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Taxonomic list

 Hybodontiformes - Hybodontidae
Hybodus sp. Agassiz 1837 elasmobranch
IVPP V.199
 Dipnoi - Ptychoceratodontidae
"Ceratodus szechuanensis n. sp." = Ptychoceratodus szechuanensis
"Ceratodus szechuanensis n. sp." = Ptychoceratodus szechuanensis Young 1942 lungfish
IVPP V.230
 Saurischia - Mamenchisauridae
cf. Omeisaurus junghsiensis Young 1939 mamenchisaurid
IVPP V.240
 Saurischia -
cf. Sinocoelurus fragilis Young 1942 tetanuran
Sinocoelurus fragilis n. gen. n. sp. Young 1942 tetanuran
IVPP V.232-234
Chienkosaurus ceratosauroides n. gen. n. sp. Young 1942 tetanuran
IVPP V.237
Szechuanosaurus campi n. gen. n. sp. Young 1942 theropod
IVPP V.235, 236, 238, 239