Xuanhan (Jurassic of China)

Also known as Xuanhanosaurus type

Where: Sichuan, China (31.4° N, 107.6° E: paleocoordinates 32.7° N, 111.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Xiashaximiao Formation, Middle Jurassic (174.1 - 163.5 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

Primary reference: Z. Dong. 1984. [A new theropod dinosaur from the Middle Jurassic of Sichuan Basin]. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 22(3):213-218 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 28232: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 31.01.2003

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Taxonomic list

 Saurischia - Piatnitzkysauridae
Xuanhanosaurus qilixiaensis n. gen. n. sp. Dong 1984 tetanuran