Suining Formation

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Suining Formation
Stratigraphic range: Late Jurassic
Type Geological formation
Region Asia

The Suining Formation (simplified Chinese: 遂宁组; traditional Chinese: 遂寧組; pinyin: Suìníng Zǔ) is a geological formation in China whose strata date back to the Late Jurassic. Dinosaur remains are among the fossils that have been recovered from the formation.[1]



Genus Species Presence Notes Images


M. anyuensis[1]

Geographically located in Sichuan, China.[1]


Yangchuanosaurus sp.[1]

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

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g 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.

Jurassic Period
Lower/Early Jurassic Middle Jurassic Upper/Late Jurassic
Hettangian | Sinemurian
Pliensbachian | Toarcian
Aalenian | Bajocian
Bathonian | Callovian
Oxfordian | Kimmeridgian