Dong Huangzhuang (Eocene of China)

Also known as Qufu City; Donghuangzhuang

Where: Shandong, China (35.6° N, 117.0° E: paleocoordinates 36.9° N, 111.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Huangzhuang Formation, Middle Eocene (47.8 - 37.7 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; gray, green mudstone and sandstone

• Light greyish green mudstone, sandstone, and siltstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by J. Wang, Y. Shi, Y. Sha and Q. Han in 1984, 1992

Primary reference: Y. Wang and J. Wang. 1997. A new brontothere from late Middle Eocene of Qufu, Shandong. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 35(1):68-77 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 175281: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 09.12.2015

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Testudines -
"Chelonia indet." = Testudines2
"Chelonia indet." = Testudines2 Batsch 1788 turtle
Mammalia
 Theriamorpha -
Eutheria indet.1 Huxley 1880 eutherian
SDM 84002
 Rodentia -
Yuomys huangzhuangensis n. sp.3 Shi 1989 rodent
SDM 84001 - type
 Creodonta - Hyaenodontidae
cf. Propterodon sp.3 Martin 1906 creodont
SDM 84014
 Artiodactyla - Anthracotheriidae
Anthracokeryx sinensis3 Zdansky 1930 anthracothere
SDM 84015
 Perissodactyla - Deperetellidae
Deperetella sp.3, "Diplolophodon qufuensis n. sp." = Bahinolophus birmanicus3
Deperetella sp.3 Matthew and Granger 1925 odd-toed ungulate
SDM 84009
"Diplolophodon qufuensis n. sp." = Bahinolophus birmanicus3 Pilgrim 1925 odd-toed ungulate
SDM 84008 - type
 Perissodactyla -
Caenolophus sp.3 Matthew and Granger 1925 odd-toed ungulate
SDM 84010
Caenolophus proficiens3 odd-toed ungulate
SDM 84016
Caenolophus magnus n. sp.3 Shi 1989 odd-toed ungulate
SDM 84013 - type; referred specimen: SDM 84020 and 84021
Caenolophus suprametalophus n. sp.3 Shi 1989 odd-toed ungulate
SDM 84011 and 84012 - type
 Perissodactyla - Hyracodontidae
Hyracodontidae indet.3, "Caenolophus minimus" = Rhodopagus minimus3
Hyracodontidae indet.3 Cope 1879 odd-toed ungulate
SDM 84019
"Caenolophus minimus" = Rhodopagus minimus3 Matthew and Granger 1925 odd-toed ungulate
SDM 84023
 Perissodactyla -
Breviodon minutus3 odd-toed ungulate
SDM 84007
 Perissodactyla - Chalicotheriidae
Eomoropus minimus3 Zdansky 1930 chalicothere
SDM 84005
Eomoropus quadridentatus3 Zdansky 1930 chalicothere
SDM 84006
 Perissodactyla - Brontotheriidae
Brontotheriidae indet.3 Marsh 1873 brontothere
SDM 84004
Qufutitan zhoui n. gen. n. sp. Wang and Wang 1997 brontothere
IVPP V8067 - type
 Cimolesta - Coryphodontidae
Eudinoceras sp.3 Osborn 1924 pantodont
SDM 84003
Eudinoceras sishuiensis n. sp.4 Wang 1994 pantodont
IVPP V10806 - type