Saerduoyila (XJ 20004) (Oligocene of China)

Also known as Halamagai Village; IVPP Loc. 2004

Where: Xinjiang, China (46.6° N, 87.7° E: paleocoordinates 47.7° N, 85.8° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

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

• "on the top of the 'Ulunguhe' Formation"

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: "channel"; sandstone

• "channel fill"
• "a set of less than 20m light colored sandstone with basal conglomerates"

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected by J. Meng in 2000; reposited in the IVPP

Primary reference: J. Ye, J. Meng, and W.-Y. Wu. 2003. Discovery of Paraceratherium in the northern Junggar Basin of Xinjiang. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 41(3):220-229 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 77943: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 23.01.2008, edited by Philip Mannion

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Taxonomic list

Mammalia
 Rodentia - Dipodidae
Litodonomys sp. Wang and Qiu 2000 rodent
 Rodentia - Aplodontidae
Ansomyinae indet. Qiu 1987 mountain beaver
said to be a new genus
Proansomys dureensis1 Bi et al. 2013 mountain beaver
IVPP V18535
 Rodentia - Gliridae
Gliruloides zhoui2 Wu et al. 2016 dormouse
 Rodentia - Zapodidae
Plesiosminthus sp. Viret 1926 jumping mouse
 Lagomorpha - Leporidae
Desmatolagus sp. Matthew and Granger 1923 rabbit
 Lagomorpha - Ochotonidae
Sinolagomys sp. Bohlin 1937 pika
 Perissodactyla - Paraceratheriidae
"Paraceratherium sui n. sp." = Aralotherium sui
"Paraceratherium sui n. sp." = Aralotherium sui Ye et al. 2003 odd-toed ungulate
IVPP V 13382 - type