Named By: J. Liu, L. Xu, S.-H. Jia, H.-Y. Pu & X.-L. Liu - 2014.
Classification: Chordata, Reptiliomorpha, Chroniosuchia, Bystrowianidae.
Species: J. flatum (type).
Size: Unknown due to lack of fossils.
Known locations: China, Henan Province - Shangshihezi Formation.
Time period: Wuchiapingian of the Permian.
Fossil representation: Single osteoderm.
Jiyuanitectum is a genus of reptiliomorph that lived in China during the Permian. So far the only part of this animal that is known is one of the bony plates that would have run down the length of the back.
- The Jiyuan tetrapod fauna of the Upper Permian of China—2. stratigraphy, taxonomical review, and correlation. - Vertebrata PalAsiatica 52(3):328-339. - J. Liu, L. Xu, S.-H. Jia, H.-Y. Pu & X.-L. Liu - 2014.