Chuanjie Formation

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Chuanjie Formation
Type Geological formation

The Chuanjie Formation (simplified Chinese: 川街组; traditional Chinese: 川街組; pinyin: Chuānjiē Zǔ) is a geological formation in Yunnan, China. It dates back to the Middle Jurassic.[1]

Vertebrate fauna[edit]

Vertebrates reported from the Chuanjie Formation
Genus Species Location Stratigraphic position Material Notes Images


C. anaensis.[1]

Geographically located in Yunnan, China.[1]

"Partial postcranial skeleton."[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d Weishampel, David B; et al. (2004). "Dinosaur distribution (Middle Jurassic, Asia)." In: Weishampel, David B.; Dodson, Peter; and Osmólska, Halszka (eds.): The Dinosauria, 2nd, Berkeley: University of California Press. Pp. 541–542. ISBN 0-520-24209-2.
  2. ^ "Table 13.1," in Weishampel, et al. (2004). Page 261.