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Jiayin (Cretaceous of China)

Also known as Belye Kruchi, Longgushan, Longguchan, White Cliffs

Where: Heilongjiang, China (48.9° N, 130.5° E: paleocoordinates 51.1° N, 117.3° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Yuliangze Formation (Jiayin Group), Late/Upper Maastrichtian (70.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial; gray, green, conglomeratic sandstone and red mudstone

• "The dinosaur-bearing beds...consist of gray-green sandstones, purple mudstones, and a light-colored conglomerate."

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected by A. Kristofovich, M. Manakin, N. P. Stepanov, V. Arseniev in 1902, 1914-1917, 1925

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

• St. Petersburg Geological Committee. Bolotsky et al. (2014) mention that it is possible that F. Schmidt discovered this site in 1866 (as "close to Pashkovo").

Primary reference: Anonymous. 1917. Khronika i lichnyya izvestíya [Chronicle and personal information]. Ezhegodnik Russkogo Paleontologicheskogo Obshchestva 1:101-103 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 37811: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 24.03.2004, edited by Matthew Oreska

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