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KHG 53, Chengtanjiang, Liuyang City (Triassic of China)

Where: Hunan, China (28.0° N, 113.8° E: paleocoordinates 32.7° N, 103.4° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Zijiachong Formation (Anyuan Group), Norian (221.5 - 205.6 Ma)

• Anyuan Group is Norian-Rhaetian in age, and Zijiachong Fm. is lowest part. (Listed as Anyuan Fm, Zijiachong Mb by Lin).

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithified siliciclastic sediments

• Likely associated with intracontinental Xuefengshan fold-and-thrust belt

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Reposited in the NIGPAS

Primary reference: Q. B. Lin. 1986. Early Mesozoic fossil insects from South China. Palaeontologia Sinica, Series B 170:1-112 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham/M. Clapham] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 155362: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 09.04.2014

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