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Wulaga bonebed (Cretaceous of China)

Where: Heilongjiang, China (48.4° N, 130.1° E: paleocoordinates 50.6° N, 117.2° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• Wodehousia spinata-Aquilapollenites subtiliz Palynozone. Also assigned to Kakanaut Fm.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: coarse channel fill; yellow conglomerate

• "interpreted as sediment gravity flow deposits that originated from the uplifted areas at the borders of the Zeya-Bureya Basin"
• "yellow, coarse-grained channel deposits...a continuous bonebed in a diamictic layer."

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: trace, soft parts

Collected in 2002

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: P. Godefroit, S. Hai, T. Yu and P. Lauters. 2008. New hadrosaurid dinosaurs from the uppermost Cretaceous of northeastern China. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 53(1):47-74 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 79034: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 22.02.2008

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