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Hongshi pit, Badaohao coal mine (Cretaceous to of China)

Where: Liaoning, China (41.8° N, 122.0° E: paleocoordinates 45.9° N, 120.6° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Shahai Formation, Late/Upper Aptian to Late/Upper Aptian (122.5 - 109.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial-lacustrine; red lithology not reported and lithified coal

Size class: mesofossils

Collected in 1994; reposited in the IVPP

Primary reference: C.-K. Li, T. Setoguchi, Y.-Q. Wang, Y.-M. Hu, and Z.-L. Chang. 2005. The first record of "eupantotherian" (Theria, Mammalia) from the late Early Cretaceous of western Liaoning, China. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 43(4):245-255 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 91471: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 29.09.2009

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