Fengjiahe Formation

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Fengjiahe Formation
Stratigraphic range: Early Jurassic
TypeGeological formation
Country China

The Fengjiahe Formation is a geological formation in China. It dates back to the Early Jurassic.[1]

Vertebrate fauna[edit]

Theropod tracks geographically present in Yunnan, China.[1]

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


Chinshakiangosaurus chunghoensis[1]

Geographically present in Yunnan, China.[1]

Later found to be indeterminate sauropod remains.[1]


S. anlongbaoensis

Shuangbai County

Lower part of formation

Partial skull with lower jaw

A crested basal theropod


Y. youngi[1]

Geographically present in Yunnan, China.[1]

"[Ten] partial skeletons, skull, adult."[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i Weishampel, David B; et al. (2004). "Dinosaur distribution (Early Jurassic, Asia)." In: Weishampel, David B.; Dodson, Peter; and Osmólska, Halszka (eds.): The Dinosauria, 2nd, Berkeley: University of California Press. Pp. 534–535. ISBN 0-520-24209-2.
  2. ^ "Table 12.1," in Weishampel, et al. (2004). Page 236.