Penglaizhen Formation

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Penglaizhen Formation
Stratigraphic range: Late Jurassic
TypeGeological formation

The Penglaizhen Formation (simplified Chinese: 蓬莱镇组; traditional Chinese: 蓬萊鎮組; pinyin: Péngláizhèn Zǔ) is a geological formation in Sichuan, China, whose strata date back to the Late Jurassic. Dinosaur remains are among the fossils that have been recovered from the formation.[1]

Vertebrate paleofauna[edit]

Indeterminate ornithschian tracks have been recovered from Penglaizhen outcrops in Sichuan, China.[1]

Genus Species Presence Notes Images


M. anyuensis[1]

  1. Geographically located in Sichuan, China.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e Weishampel, David B; et al. (2004). "Dinosaur distribution (Late Jurassic, Asia)." In: Weishampel, David B.; Dodson, Peter; and Osmólska, Halszka (eds.): The Dinosauria, 2nd, Berkeley: University of California Press. Pp. 550–552. ISBN 0-520-24209-2.