Zhangina yangtzensis Su, 1981
Species: Zhangina yangtzensis
Author Citation Su, 1981
Geological Time Scale
International Age: Induan
Lower Qinglong Formation
Acquired by: Purchase/Trade
From the sediments of the Lower Qinglong Formation, a number of species (Plesioperleidus, Zhangina, Suis, Jurongia, Quingshania, Peia .. ) have been described, which are difficult to distinguish at first sight and are usually traded either as "Plesioperleidus" or as "Lepidotes".
Diagnosis for Zhangina yangtzensis Su, 1981: Maxilla relatively short and broad, length of its post-orbital part approximately 2/ 5 of the maxillary length; scales well ornamented with ridges and their hinder margin serrated.
Synonyms: Perleidus eurylepidotrichia Liu 2002, Perleidus yangtzensis Su 1981
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