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Zigong, villager Wang Xinmin's garden (Jurassic of China)

Where: Sichuan, China (29.3° N, 104.8° E: paleocoordinates 30.0° N, 110.0° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Xiashaximiao Formation, Middle Jurassic (175.6 - 161.2 Ma)

• "under Shaximiao , Middle Jurassic"

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine - large; sandy mudstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by villager Wang Xinmin and Zigong Dinosaur Museum (ZDM) in 2004

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

Primary reference: Y. -H. Gao, Y. Ye, and S. Jiang. 2004. A new species of Bishanopliosaurus from Middle Jurassic of Zigong, Sichuan. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 42(2):162-165 [R. Benson/R. Benson] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 157052: authorized by Roger Benson, entered by Roger Benson on 05.06.2014

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