20 km south of Anjihai Bridge (Oligocene of China)

Where: Xinjiang, China (45.0° N, 85.0° E: paleocoordinates 46.0° N, 83.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Shawan Formation, Late/Upper Oligocene (28.4 - 23.0 Ma)

• Originally listed as coming from Changi Formation, but Qiu and Wang (2007) state that it comes from the Shawan Formation

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; brown lithology not reported

• brown beds

Size class: macrofossils

Collected in 1964; reposited in the IVPP

Primary reference: C.-S. Chiu. 1973. A New Genus of Giant Rhinoceros from Oligocene of Dzungaria, Sinkiang. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 11(2):182-191 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 182568: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 08.11.2016

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Taxonomic list

 Perissodactyla - Paraceratheriidae
Dzungariotherium orgosensis n. gen. n. sp. Chiu 1973 odd-toed ungulate
IVPP V3190 - holotype