Tujinshan (Paleocene of China)

Where: Anhui, China (30.9° N, 120.9° E: paleocoordinates 33.9° N, 113.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Tujinshan Formation, Late/Upper Paleocene (58.7 - 55.8 Ma)

• "late Paleocene... from the middle part of the Tujinshan Formation... probably earlier than the Gashato Formation"

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected in 1978; reposited in the IVPP

Primary reference: X. Zhou, R. Zhai, P. D. Gingerich and L. Chen. 1995. Skull of a new mesonychid (Mammalia, Mesonychia) from the late Paleocene of China. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 15(2):387-400 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 86277: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 27.01.2009, edited by Philip Mannion

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Glires -
Sinomylus zhaii n. gen. n. sp.
Sinomylus zhaii n. gen. n. sp. McKenna and Meng 2001 placental
IVPP V12431 - holotype - damaged rostrum bearing broken incisors, an unpaired hole on the right palate possibly representing an alveolus for C(DC) or ?P1(DP1), root of left P2, well preserved left P3–M2; damaged right P2–M2, and parts of M3 on both sides
 Acreodi - Mesonychidae
Sinonyx jiashanensis n. gen. n. sp.
Sinonyx jiashanensis n. gen. n. sp. Zhou et al. 1995 condylarth