Huiquanpu Formation

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Huiquanpu Formation
Stratigraphic range: Late Cretaceous Epoch,
Cretaceous Period,
Mesozoic Era
Type Geological formation
Region Hebei & Shanxi Provinces,
Country China,
East Asia

The Huiquanpu Formation (simplified Chinese: 灰泉堡组; traditional Chinese: 灰泉堡組; pinyin: Huīquánpù Zǔ) is a geological formation in Shanxi and Hebei provinces, China, whose strata date back to the Late Cretaceous period.

Dinosaur remains are among the fossils that have been recovered from the formation.[1]

Vertebrate paleofauna[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Weishampel, David B; et al. (2004). "Dinosaur distribution (Late Cretaceous, Asia)." In: Weishampel, David B.; Dodson, Peter; and Osmólska, Halszka (eds.): The Dinosauria, 2nd, Berkeley: University of California Press. Pp. 593-600. ISBN 0-520-24209-2.
  2. ^ "Table 13.1," in Weishampel, et al. (2004). Page 268.
  3. ^ "Table 17.1," in Weishampel, et al. (2004). Page 364.
  4. ^ Shi-Chao Xu, Hai-Lu You, Jia-Wei Wang, Suo-Zhu Wang, Jian Yi and Lei Yia (2016). "A new hadrosauroid dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous of Tianzhen, Shanxi Province, China". Vertebrata PalAsiatica. in press.
  5. ^ "Table 17.1," in Weishampel, et al. (2004). Page 368.

Cretaceous Period
Lower/Early Cretaceous Upper/Late Cretaceous
Berriasian | Valanginian | Hauterivian
Barremian| Aptian | Albian
Cenomanian | Turonian | Coniacian
Santonian |Campanian | Maastrichtian