Fu-Ku-Hsien (Miocene of China)

Also known as Locality 51

Where: China (39.2° N, 110.7° E: paleocoordinates 39.1° N, 109.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Late/Upper Miocene (11.6 - 5.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Chang in 1921

Primary reference: C. Wiman. 1930. Fossile Schildfröten aus China. Palaeontologica Sinica C 6(3):1-55 [R. Benson/R. Benson]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 195283: authorized by Evangelos Vlachos, entered by Evangelos Vlachos on 03.08.2018

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Pantestudinidae
Testudo shensiensis n. sp. Wiman 1930 turtle
 Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae
 Perissodactyla - Equidae
Hipparion dermatorhinum hipparionine horse
 Carnivora - Amphicyonidae
Amphicyonidae indet. Haeckel 1886 bear-dog
 Ungulata - Giraffidae
Samotherium sp. Forsyth Major 1888 giraffe