Global Geology 2017, 20(1) 14-20 DOI:   10.3969/j.issn.1673-9736.2017.01.02  ISSN: 1673-9736 CN: 22-1371/P

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Keywords
Middle-Late Jurassic
Yanliao Biota
Tiaojishan Formation
Nanshimenzi Bed
northeastern China
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Survey and establishment of Nanshimenzi Bed of Tiaojishan Formation in Qinglong, northern Hebei, China

WANG Shiying1, ZHAO Cuilin1, ZHU Zhipeng1, ZHANG Lijun1, HU Dongyu1,2

1. Paleontological Institute, Shenyang Normal University, Shenyang 110034, China;
2. Key Laboratory for Evolution of Past Life in Northeast Asia, Ministry of Land and Resources(Shenyang Normal University), Shenyang 110034, China

Abstract

In recent years, many fossil vertebrates, including feathered dinosaurs, have been discovered at Nanshimenzi village, Gangou Town, Qinglong County, Hebei Province, China. A geological section including the fossil-bearing strata was measured at Nanshimenzi, to determine the exact geological age and sedimentary characteristics of the section, and a new lithostratigraphic unit was named as the Nanshimenzi Bed. The Nanshimenzi Bed is about 56.6 m in thickness, mainly consisting of gray sandstones and siltstones and containing fossil vertebrates and several coal streaks. On the basis of survey and comparison, the Nanshimenzi Bed should be assigned to Tiaojishan Formation and probably to the upper part of the formation.

Keywords Middle-Late Jurassic   Yanliao Biota   Tiaojishan Formation   Nanshimenzi Bed   northeastern China  
Received 2016-12-22 Revised 2017-01-25 Online:  
DOI: 10.3969/j.issn.1673-9736.2017.01.02
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Supported by projects of the National Natural Science Foundation of China (41172026, 41688103) and Education Bureau Foundation (LR2012038) of Liaoning Province.

Corresponding Authors: HU Dongyu
Email: hudongyu@synu.edu.cn
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