Biostratigraphy and palaeoenvironment of the dinosaur-bearing sediments in Lower Cretaceous of Mazongshan area, Gansu Province, China

  title={Biostratigraphy and palaeoenvironment of the dinosaur-bearing sediments in Lower Cretaceous of Mazongshan area, Gansu Province, China},
  author={Feng Tang and Zhe‐Xi Luo and Zhonghe Zhou and Hailu You and Justin A. Georgi and Zl Tang and X.-Z. Wang},
  journal={Cretaceous Research},
This paper discusses the lithostratigraphy of the Xinminbao Group in the Mazongshan area of Gansu Province, northwestern China, and the correlation of its biota. The Xinminbao Group was deposited in a fluviolacustrine setting in Mesozoic graben basins under a semi-arid, subtropical climate. The fossil sites concentrated in the lower part of the group have yielded dinosaurs, mammals and other vertebrates that are comparable to the Aptian–Albian vertebrate assemblages that have been found in… 

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