Madigou Quarry, Chengde (Jurassic of China)

Where: Hebei, China (40.9° N, 118.2° E: paleocoordinates 42.2° N, 121.1° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Houcheng Formation, Late/Upper Jurassic (163.5 - 145.0 Ma)

• originally attributed to an unnamed "Rhaetic-Lias" formation

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, trace

Collected in 1979

Collection methods: salvage,

Primary reference: S. Zhen, J. Li, C. Rao, N. J. Mateer, and M. G. Lockley. 1989. A review of dinosaur footprints in China. In D. D. Gillette and M. G. Lockley (eds.), Dinosaur Tracks and Traces. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 187-197 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 52850: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 24.08.2005

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Taxonomic list

Aves
  - Avipedidae
Aquatilavipes sp. Currie 1981 bird
Reptilia
 Saurischia - Eubrontidae
"Jeholosauripus ssatoi" = Grallator ssatoi
"Jeholosauripus ssatoi" = Grallator ssatoi Yabe et al. 1940 theropod
 Neornithischia - Hypsilophodontidae
Hypsilophodontidae indet. Dollo 1882 hypsilophodontid