Dabuka, Daye (Jurassic of China)

Also known as Qamdo Basin, Dapuka, Chamdo

Where: Xizang Zizhiqu, China (31.1° N, 97.3° E: paleocoordinates 24.3° N, 94.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Dabuka Formation (Chaya Group), Middle Jurassic (174.1 - 163.5 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected by X. Zhao in 1977

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

Primary reference: Anonymous. 1977. Dinosaurs found in Tibet. New Scientist 73(1038):329 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 53673: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 13.09.2005

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Reptilia
 Saurischia -
Microdontosaurus dayensis n. gen. n. sp.2 Zhao 1985 sauropod
Lancanjiangosaurus cachuensis n. gen. n. sp.2 Zhao 1985 sauropod
 Avetheropoda -
Ngexisaurus dapukaensis n. gen. n. sp.2
Ngexisaurus dapukaensis n. gen. n. sp.2 Zhao 1985 coelurosaur
 Saurischia - Megalosauridae
Megalosaurus dapukaensis n. sp.2 Zhao 1985 tetanuran
 Ornithischia - Stegosauridae
Changdusaurus laminaplacodus n. gen. n. sp.2 Zhao 1985 ornithischian