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Dabangou village, Sihetun (Cretaceous to of China)

Also known as Huaxiagnathus type site

Where: Liaoning, China (42.0° N, 125.1° E: paleocoordinates 45.4° N, 127.5° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Yixian Formation (Jehol Group), Late/Upper Barremian to Late/Upper Barremian (130.0 - 122.5 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; green claystone

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: quarrying, surface (in situ), mechanical,

Primary reference: S. Hwang, M. A. Norell, Q. Ji and K. Gao. 2004. A large compsognathid from the Early Cretaceous Yixian Formation of China. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 2(1):13-30 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 55425: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Kaitlin Maguire on 21.10.2005

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