Sangping Formation

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Sangping Formation
Stratigraphic range: Early Cretaceous
Type Geological formation
Location
Region Asia

The Sangping Formation (simplified Chinese: 桑坪组; traditional Chinese: 桑坪組; pinyin: Sāngpíng Zǔ) is a geological formation in Henan, China, whose strata date back to the Early Cretaceous. Dinosaur remains are among the fossils that have been recovered from the formation.[1]

Vertebrate paleofauna[edit]

  • Nanyangosaurus zhugeii - "Partial postcranial skeleton."[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Weishampel, David B; et al. (2004). "Dinosaur distribution (Early Cretaceous, Asia)." In: Weishampel, David B.; Dodson, Peter; and Osmólska, Halszka (eds.): The Dinosauria, 2nd, Berkeley: University of California Press. Pp. 563-570. ISBN 0-520-24209-2.
  2. ^ "Table 19.1," in Weishampel, et al. (2004). Page 416.