Nanpoping Village (Oligocene of China)

Also known as north bank of the Yellow River

Where: Gansu, China (36.1° N, 103.8° E: paleocoordinates 36.7° N, 99.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Hanjiajing Formation, Early/Lower Oligocene (33.9 - 28.4 Ma)

• Originally described as the base of lower Member of Xianshuihe Fm, but now referred to as the Hanjiajing Formation

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; yellow sandstone

• yellow sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected in 1996; reposited in the IVPP

Primary reference: Z. Qiu, B. Wang, and J. Xie. 1998. Mid-Tertiary chalicothere (Perissodactyla) fossils from Lanzhou, Gansu, China. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 36(4):297-318 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 182899: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 28.11.2016

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Taxonomic list

 Rodentia - Cricetidae
Eucricetodon asiaticus1 Matthew and Granger 1923 mouse
 Rodentia - Dipodidae
Parasminthus tangingoli1 Bohlin 1946 rodent
"Parasminthus parvulus" = Bohlinosminthus parvulus1 Bohlin 1946 rodent
 Rodentia - Aplodontidae
Aplodontidae indet.1 Brandt 1855 mountain beaver
 Rodentia - Castoridae
Steneofiber sp.1 Geoffroy 1833 beaver
"Monosaulax" sp.1 Stirton 1935 beaver
 Rodentia - Bathyergidae
Tsaganomys altaicus1 Matthew and Granger 1923 mole rat
 Rodentia - Ctenodactylidae
Tataromys plicidens1 Matthew and Granger 1923 gundi
Tataromys sigmodon1 Matthew and Granger 1923 gundi
Tataromys minor1 Huang 1985 gundi
Karakoromys sp.1 Matthew and Granger 1923 gundi
Karakoromys decessus1 Matthew and Granger 1923 gundi
Yindirtemys grangeri1 Bohlin 1946 gundi
"Bounomys bohlini" = Yindirtemys1 gundi
"Bounomys ulantatalensis" = Yindirtemys1 gundi
 Rodentia - Cylindrodontidae
Anomoemys lohiculus1 Matthew and Granger 1923 rodent
 Lagomorpha - Leporidae
Desmatolagus pusillus1 Teilhard de Chardin 1926 rabbit
Ordolagus teilhardi1 Burke 1941 rabbit
 Lagomorpha - Ochotonidae
Ochotonidae indet.1 Thomas 1897 pika
 Perissodactyla - Chalicotheriidae
Schizotherium ordosium Hu 1959 chalicothere
GVL 8709-8713, 8715 and 8716
 Perissodactyla - Paraceratheriidae
Paraceratherium huangheense n. sp.2 Li et al. 2017 odd-toed ungulate
 Perissodactyla - Eggysodontidae
Allacerops cf. turgaica1 Borissiak 1915 odd-toed ungulate
 Artiodactyla - Entelodontidae
Paraentelodon sp.1 Gabunia 1964 even-toed ungulate