Dujia (Jurassic to of China)

Where: Sichuan, China (29.5° N, 104.4° E: paleocoordinates 27.7° N, 108.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Upper Member (Shaximiao Formation), Kimmeridgian to Kimmeridgian (157.3 - 145.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Zhang & Zheng in 1977

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

• discovered by the Second Brigade of the Regional Geological and Aerial Survey Corp. from the Sichuan Department of Geology

Primary reference: Z. Dong, S. Zhou, and H. Zhang. 1983. [Dinosaurs from the Jurassic of Sichuan]. Palaeontologica Sinica, New Series C, Whole Number 162(23):1-136 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 60064: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 28.04.2006, edited by Bethany Allen

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Saurischia - Mamenchisauridae
Mamenchisaurus hochuanensis Chao 1965 mamenchisaurid
Mamenchisaurus jingyanensis Zhang et al. 1998 mamenchisaurid
CV00219, " Two isolated teeth, a column of medial and posterior cervicals with articulated ribs, four fused sacrals, several medial and posterior caudals, a complete right scapulacoracoid, two complete humeri, one distal femur, and semi-complete tibia and fibula"