Linnania type, Nanxiong (Paleocene to of China)

Where: Guangdong, China (25.1° N, 114.3° E: paleocoordinates 26.0° N, 109.4° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Shanghu Formation, Early/Lower Paleocene to Early/Lower Paleocene (66.0 - 58.7 Ma)

• Referred to as the Lofochai Formation in Chow et al. (1973)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; silty, sandy mudstone

• Purple, reddish mudstone and silty-sandy mustone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected in 1962-1964; reposited in the IVPP

Primary reference: M. M. Chow, Y.-P. Chang, B.-Y. Wang and S.-Y. Ting. 1973. New mammalian genera and species from the Paleocene of Nanhsiung, N. Kwangtung. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 11(1):31-35 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 140280: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 07.03.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Cimolesta -
Lofochaius brachyodus n. gen. n. sp.
Lofochaius brachyodus n. gen. n. sp. Chow et al. 1973 tillodont
IVPP - holotype
 Condylarthra - Hyopsodontidae
Yuodon protoselenoides n. gen. n. sp. Chow et al. 1973 condylarth
IVPP V4236 - holotype
Promioclaenus siurenensis n. sp. Chow et al. 1973 condylarth
IVPP V4236 - type
 Amblypoda - Bemalambdidae
Bemalambda crassa n. sp. Chow et al. 1973 pantodont
IVPP V4192 - type
Bemalambda nanhsiungensis n. gen. n. sp. Chow et al. 1973 pantodont
IVPP V4116 - holotype
Bemalambda pachyoesteus n. sp. Chow et al. 1973 pantodont
IVPP V4122 - type
 Anagalida - Anagalidae
Linnania lofoensis n. gen. n. sp.
Linnania lofoensis n. gen. n. sp. Chow et al. 1973 placental
IVPP V4234 - holotype
 Acreodi - Mesonychidae
Hukoutherium ambigum n. gen. n. sp., "Dissacus feiganensis n. sp." = Lestes feiganensis, Dissacus shanghoensis n. sp.
Hukoutherium ambigum n. gen. n. sp. Chow et al. 1973 condylarth
IVPP V4233 - holotype
"Dissacus feiganensis n. sp." = Lestes feiganensis Chow et al. 1973 condylarth
IVPP V4224 - type
Dissacus shanghoensis n. sp. Chow et al. 1973 condylarth
IVPP V4232 - type