Changpiliang, IVPP Loc. 76003 (Eocene of China)

Also known as 15 km NE of Hengyang

Where: Hunan, China (26.9° N, 112.6° E: paleocoordinates 27.4° N, 108.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Lingcha Formation, Early/Lower Eocene (55.8 - 48.6 Ma)

• "red beds"; Hengyang Basin

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; red lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by C.-C. Young, M. N. Bien, Y. Y. Lee in 1938; 1976; reposited in the IVPP

Primary reference: C.-C. Young. 1944. Note on the first Eocene mammal from South China. American Museum Novitates 1268:1-4 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 180725: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 29.07.2016

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Cimolesta - Coryphodontidae
Asiocoryphodon sp. Xu 1976 pantodont
IVPP V5351
 Rodentia - Ischyromyidae
Microparamys lingchaensis n. sp. Li et al. 1979 rodent
IVPP V5374 - type; referred material: IVPP V5348
 Glires - Eurymylidae
"Matutinia nitidulus n. gen. n. sp." = Rhombomylus nitidulus
"Matutinia nitidulus n. gen. n. sp." = Rhombomylus nitidulus Li et al. 1979 placental
IVPP V5354 - holotype
 Perissodactyla -
"Propalaeotherium hengyangensis n. sp." = Protomoropus hengyangensis
"Propalaeotherium hengyangensis n. sp." = Protomoropus hengyangensis Young 1944 odd-toed ungulate
IVPP V214 - type; referred material: IVPP V5349